Estimating Burden and Disease Costs of Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the European Union: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: Vol 0, No 0

03071501Expert panels achieved consensus at least for probable (>20%) EDC causation for IQ loss and associated intellectual disability, autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, childhood obesity, adult obesity, adult diabetes, cryptorchidism, male infertility, and mortality associated with reduced testosterone. ...
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EDC exposures in the EU are likely to contribute substantially to disease and dysfunction across the life course with costs in the hundreds of billions of Euros per year. These estimates represent only those EDCs with the highest probability of causation; a broader analysis would have produced greater estimates of burden of disease and costs.

Source: Estimating Burden and Disease Costs of Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in the European Union: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism: Vol 0, No 0.

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