Research has linked many chemicals in common use to cancer and hormone disruption. The effects of hormone disruptors have been linked to a myriad of problems in laboratory studies.
The effects range from breast cancer, Type II diabetes, obesity, changes in sexual maturation, infertility to developmental disorders.
And while many governments are beginning to take action, there remains strong resistance from big industry to take precautionary steps in introducing...more
Endocrine disrupting chemicals are foreign chemicals which have the ability to mimic natural hormones in the body. These foreign chemicals, known as xeno compounds, have the ability to bind to receptors, both on the external membrane of cells or on receptors in the nucleus. In some instances the...more