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Peer-reviewed evidence of endocrine disruptor risks

Phthalates and urinary metabolites measured in the NHANES biomonitoring program.

Source: Temporal Trends in Phthalate Exposures: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001–2010   This ad-free article is made possible by the financial support of the Center for Research on Environmental Chemicals in Humans: a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation for continued biomedical research.

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Halifax Project’s Special 13-Article Special Issue in the Journal “Carcinogenesis” — Available as “Seminars in Cancer Biology”

A broad-spectrum integrative design for cancer prevention and therapy: A special issue of “Seminars in Cancer Biology.” A broad-spectrum integrative design for cancer prevention and therapy: The challenge ahead Genomic instability in human cancer: Molecular insights and opportunities for therapeutic attack and prevention through diet and nutrition Sustained proliferation in cancer: Mechanisms and novel therapeutic […]

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Heat Shock Protein Hsp27 points to causal link between BPA and cancer & chemotherapy resistance

NOTE: This is a case study using a new precision paradigm on how to assess risks of environmental chemicals by reliance on the pharmaceutical development process and its science. More about that new paradigm at: Precision evaluation of environmental chemical risk assessment The development of a cancer’s resistance to chemotherapy has become a disheartening and […]

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Precision evaluation of environmental chemical risk assessment: Using existing pharmaceutical evaluation results as a more accurate paradigm

The PharmBlocker: A new paradigm in assessing the risks of environmental chemicals PharmBlocker: An environmental chemical which acts on the identical cellular process as a pharmaceutical, but in a manner that decreases the effectiveness of the drug therapy. In plain words: If a substance is causal enough to investigate as a pharmaceutical, then it is […]

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What is Peer Review And How It Can Go Wrong?

Part 1 of a 4-Part Series View Part 2 here: Peer Review, Reproducibility: How To Separate Good Science From Sketchy Tales View Part 3 here: Bad Science Thrives When Corporations & Government Regulators Deny Peer Review View Part 4 here: Private Science For Hire: Poster Children For Un-trustworthy Science To paraphrase Winston Churchill, scientific peer […]

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Original Sources: 84,000 Legal Chemicals. Fewer Than 200 Tested. Only 5 Ever Banned. Here’s Where Those Numbers Come From

The U.S. government allows more than 84,000 chemical compounds of unknown toxicity to be legally used in food, beverages, packaging, clothing, fabrics, personal care products, cosmetics — in any part of your environment including the air, water, or soil. Unattributed variations of that number  — usually ranging from 60,000 to 80,000 — seem illogical and […]

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