Male Hormone Issues
PubMed abstract reporting on a high incidence of gynecomastia (man boobs) that was observed among Haitian refugees in five detention centers in the United States.
A PubMed abstract evidence that exposure to phthalates, chemicals found in soft plastics and personal care products, is associated with reduced androgen levels and associated disorders.
A study by The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism discovered that men exposed to high levels of phthalates - xenoestrogens found in plastics and some personal care products -- tended to have reduced levels of testosterone in their blood compared to those with lower chemical exposure.
A Department of Molecular Biology study on the effects of cadmium, phthalates and phytoestrogens on testicular development.
A National Center for Biotechnology Information on hormone disrupting chemicals and testicular cancer.
A Medical News Today article on the causes, symptoms and treatment of gynecomastia.
A Wiley Online Library study on endocrine disrupting chemicals and their effect on genital development in males.