Childhood Exposure to Phthalates: Associations with Thyroid Function, Insulin-like Growth Factor I, and Growth

@inproceedings{Boas2010ChildhoodET,
  title={Childhood Exposure to Phthalates: Associations with Thyroid Function, Insulin-like Growth Factor I, and Growth},
  author={Malene Boas and Hanne Winther Frederiksen and Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen and Niels Erik Skakkeb{\ae}k and Laszlo Heged{\"u}s and Linda Maria Hilsted and Anders Juul and Katharina Maria Main},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Phthalates are widely used chemicals, and human exposure is extensive. Recent studies have indicated that phthalates may have thyroid-disrupting properties. OBJECTIVE We aimed to assess concentrations of phthalate metabolites in urine samples from Danish children and to investigate the associations with thyroid function, insulin-like growth… CONTINUE READING