Endocrine‐disrupting chemicals and obesity development in humans: A review

@article{TangPronard2011EndocrinedisruptingCA,
  title={Endocrine‐disrupting chemicals and obesity development in humans: A review},
  author={Jeanett L. Tang-P{\'e}ronard and Helle Raun Andersen and Tina Kold Jensen and Berit Lilienthal Heitmann},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={12}
}
This study reviewed the literature on the relations between exposure to chemicals with endocrine‐disrupting abilities and obesity in humans. The studies generally indicated that exposure to some of the endocrine‐disrupting chemicals was associated with an increase in body size in humans. The results depended on the type of chemical, exposure level, timing of exposure and gender. Nearly all the studies investigating dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) found that exposure was associated with… 
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