Environmental chemicals and thyroid function: an update

@article{Boas2009EnvironmentalCA,
  title={Environmental chemicals and thyroid function: an update},
  author={M. Boas and K. Main and U. Feldt-Rasmussen},
  journal={Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={16},
  pages={385–391}
}
  • M. Boas, K. Main, U. Feldt-Rasmussen
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity
  • Purpose of reviewTo overview the effects of endocrine disrupters on thyroid function. Recent findingsStudies in recent years have revealed thyroid-disrupting properties of many environmentally abundant chemicals. Of special concern is the exposure of pregnant women and infants, as thyroid disruption of the developing fetus may have deleterious effects on neurological outcome. Evidence is reviewed for the following groups of chemicals: polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, flame retardants… CONTINUE READING
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