Endocrine disrupters accelerate reproductive aging in rats

Posted by on June 1, 2016 12:39 pm
Categories: health

Female rats exposed to endocrine disrupters during early development end up with fewer eggs in their ovaries and are at risk of losing their ability to reproduce at an earlier age. The findings have increased our knowledge of how endocrine disrupting chemicals affect the female reproductive system. The results give rise to concern that endocrine disrupters may also affect egg reserves in women and cause earlier menopause.

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