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“Common household chemical may cause insulin resistance, obesity, and type 2 diabetes”

Quoted from Diabetes.co.uk - http://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2015/feb/common-household-chemical-may-cause-insulin-resistance,-obesity,-and-type-2-diabetes-90150930.html

“Common household chemical may cause insulin resistance, obesity, and type 2 diabetes”

A flame-retardant chemical, commonly found on household items, may causemetabolic problems that lead to insulin resistance,obesity, and type 2 diabetes. This is according to new research from the University of…
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“Health costs of hormone disrupting chemicals over €150bn a year in Europe, says study”

Quoted from The Guardian - http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/06/health-costs-hormone-disrupting-chemicals-150bn-a-year-europe-says-study

“Health costs of hormone disrupting chemicals over €150bn a year in Europe, says study”

“Lower IQ, adult obesity and 5% of autism cases are all linked to exposure to endocrine disruptors found in food containers, plastics, furniture, toys, carpeting and cosmetics, says new expert…
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“Flame retardants in consumer products are linked to health and cognitive problems”

Quoted from The Washington Post - http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/flame-retardants-in-consumer-products-are-linked-to-health-and-cognitive-problems/2013/04/15/f5c7b2aa-8b34-11e2-9838-d62f083ba93f_story.html

This is an insightful article in the Washington Post, looking at health and cognitive problems due to flame retardants. Also it highlights the fact that scientists have detected flame retardants…
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