Category Health

“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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