Emerging Contaminants

Hormone-disrupting activity of fracking chemicals worse than initially found

Hormone-disrupting activity of fracking chemicals worse than initially found
– “Among the chemicals that the fracking industry has reported using most often, all 24 that we have tested block the activity of one or more important hormone receptors,” said the study’s presenting author, Christopher Kassotis, a PhD student at the University of Missouri, Columbia. “The high levels of hormone disruption by endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that we measured, have been associated with many poor health outcomes, such as infertility, cancer and birth defects.”
* International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society: ICE/ENDO 2014 in Chicago
http://healthresearchreport.me/2014/06/24/hormone-disrupting-activity-of-fracking-chemicals-worse-than-initially-found/

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