Pregnancy/Infertility

PFCs in Non-Stick Pans Linked to Infertility

Study reveals that perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), i.e. chemicals in non-stick pans, negatively affect animal and human reproductive health and are linked to several diseases including infertility. 

Estrogens in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time: Fetal BPA Exposure & Mammary Cancer

A Pubmed abstract discussing gestational exposure of the xenoestrogen bisphenol-A (BPA) and the increased  propensity to develop mammary cancer during adulthood, long after cessation of exposure to BPA.

A French Government Report on the Dangers of BPA/BPS in Thermal Paper Receipts in The Unborn Child

A French Government (ANSES) report which recommends restricted use of Bisphenol A & S in thermal paper due to documented risks to the developing fetuses reproductive system.

 

Spirulina Protects Against Cadmium Induced Teratogenicity

A PubMed abstract on the role Spirulina plays in preventing fetal malformations in mice.

High Phthalate Levels in Men May Delay Pregnancy in Partners

A recent study on the correlation between high levels of phthalates in men and delayed pregnancy in their partners. 

Common Chemical Increases Risk of Boy's Genital Deformity

An Environmental Health News study on phthalate exposure during pregnancy and the increased risk of delivering a son with hypospadias. 

Our Stolen Future

An Our Stolen Future article on the effects of phthalate exposure on baby boys during pregnancy.

BPA Exposure During Pregnancy

An Environmental Health Perspectives abstract on how BPA exposure during pregnancy disrupts glucose homeostasis in mothers and offspring.