Environment

4 years 1 month ago

Researchers have found that perchlorate, a component of rocket fuel, interferes with the endocrine systems of fish.

4 years 1 month ago

At the annual Pediatric Academic Society meeting in May in San Francisco, they presented a report that described how a preschool-age girl, and then her kindergarten-age brother, mysteriously began growing pubic hair. These cases were not isolated; in 2004, pediatric endocrinologists from San Diego reported a similar cluster of five children.

4 years 1 month ago

New research study shows there may be a link between male infertility and cell phone use.

4 years 1 month ago

Antioxidants are sold over the counter everywhere. They're added to food, drink and face cream. But according to Prof. Nava Dekel of the Biological Regulation Department, we still don't have a complete understanding of how they act in our bodies. New research by Dekel and her team, recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), has revealed a possible unexpected side effect of antioxidants: They might cause fertility problems in females.

4 years 1 month ago

Hormones and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals: 
Low-­-Dose Effects and Nonmonotonic Dose Responses
This FAQ by Pete Myers

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