Endocrine disruptors: Childhood exposure predicts later adiposity

Abstract

substance (PFAS) perfluorooctane­ sulphonic acid (PFOS) during childhood is associated with adiposity in adolescence and young adulthood, according to a new study. The findings confirm that early exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals during growth and development poses a risk of later poor health. “We were curious as to how PFASs might be involved in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2016.141

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