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Urinary bisphenol a concentrations in girls from rural and urban Egypt: a pilot study

Environmental Health Nahar et al. Abstract (provisional) Background Exposure to endocrine active compounds, including bisphenol A (BPA), remains poorly characterized in developing countries despite the fact that behavioral practices related to westernization have the potential to influence exposure. BPA is … Continue reading

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Social disparities in exposures to bisphenol A and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals: a cross-sectional study within NHANES 2003-2006

Nelson et al. Environmental Health Abstract (provisional) Background Bisphenol A (BPA) and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) are suspected endocrine disrupting compounds known to be ubiquitous in people’s bodies. Population disparities in exposure to these chemicals have not been fully characterized. Methods … Continue reading

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Study says overweight Americans may risk kidney damage when attempting weight loss

Kevin Ziegler EurekAlert Analysis adds to concerns about weight-loss methods and dietary protein intake. Tuesday, February 21, 2012, Cleveland: With 1 in 5 overweight Americans suffering from chronic kidney disease, Cleveland Clinic researchers analyzed the nutritional and lifestyle habits of … Continue reading

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