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Study shows household contaminants cut male fertility

New research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests that environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs. There has been increasing concern over … Continue reading

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Early menopause linked to chemicals

Extensive exposure to common chemicals appears to be linked to an earlier start of menopause, a new study suggests. Researchers found that menopause typically begins two to four years earlier in women whose bodies have high levels of certain chemicals … Continue reading

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Are chemicals in cleaning products reducing fertility?

Yes—at least in mice. A new study finds that two active ingredients commonly found in household detergents caused reproductive decline in mice. Environmental chemicals are increasingly being linked to many health problems, including infertility. Earlier this year, bisphenol A (BPA), … Continue reading

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Warning: toxic chemicals

Two of the nation’s most important reproductive health organizations say the federal government isn’t doing enough to keep people safe from chemicals in the environment. A joint statement from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American … Continue reading

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