Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Tributyltin Alters Stem Cell Adipose Lineage

In yet another indictment of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, researchers have found a mechanism through which tributyltin (TBT) causes obesity and alters adipose lineage, according to an article recently published in Endocrinology. The researchers, led by Bruce Blumberg, PhD, of the University of California, Irvine, point out that nearly 40 percent of American adults are now obese,...

EU Parliament Votes Down Flawed EDC Criteria

The Endocrine Society welcomed the European Parliament vote Wednesday objecting to proposed criteria that would have failed to identify endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) currently causing harm to public health. In the months leading up to the vote, the Society repeatedly expressed concerns the rejected criteria would not ensure a high level of health and environmental protection....

Endocrine Society Applauds New Beauty Products Regulations Bill

The Endocrine Society praised the reintroduction of a Senate bill to ensure consumers are protected from hazards associated with exposure to chemicals in personal care products such as cosmetics and lotions. The Personal Care Products Safety Act, co-sponsored by U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Susan Collins, would set a rigorous safety standard for personal care...

Let the Sunshine In: New Studies Illuminate Vitamin D

shutterstock_138340673 Two recent studies in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism shed light on various factors that affect vitamin D levels in the body. The links between vitamin D and certain forms of contraception as well as how it can be impacted by endocrine-disrupting chemicals have been given a closer look by endocrine researchers. Because...

ENDO 2017 Breaking News: Exposure to Common Flame Retardants May Raise the Risk of Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Some flame retardants used in many home products appear to be associated with the most common type of thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), according to a new study being presented Saturday at the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting, ENDO 2017, in Orlando, Fla. “Thyroid cancer is the fastest increasing cancer in the U.S., with...

Endocrine Disruptors: Research And Articles

Endocrine disrupting chemicals are a serious risk to the modern individual. Found in everything from food to household decor, these chemicals cause serious problems with hormone production and hormone balance, and as such cause health problems when consumed in large quantities.

Doctors and patients alike need to understand the latest research and resources surrounding endocrine disruptors so they can properly decide treatment and prevention methods to protect endocrine health. Endocrine News has compiled the most resent reports, research and articles on this topic on this page for your convenience.

Articles on Endocrine Disruptors

On this page, you will find a number of articles on endocrine disruptors from trustworthy sources in the endocrinology field. As a doctor, you can use these articles to provide important information to your patients to help them better protect their hormone health. You can also access these articles to update your understanding and knowledge of endocrine disrupting chemicals as you seek to provide your patients with the best possible care and advice.

In addition to helping doctors, these articles help patients. Patients can access these articles to study endocrine disruptors for themselves; learn more about health concerns, like reproductive disorders and obesity, which are linked to these chemicals; and learn about how to avoid the chemicals in day-to-day life.

Recent Research into Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

In addition to informational articles, this page has a collection of research and studies into endocrine disruptors, their effects and steps one can take to avoid them. These research studies are pioneering knowledge and a better understanding of the full impact of these dangerous chemicals.

Expert Opinions on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Finally, the Endocrine Disruptors page on Endocrine News features expert opinions from leading doctors and endocrinology research groups on the subject of endocrine disruptors. By visiting this page regularly, doctors can remain well informed about new opinions on this important topic.