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Antibacterial Chemical Disrupts Hormone Activities, Study Finds

Triclocarban, a chemical found in bar soaps, body washes, cleansing lotions, wipes, and detergents “can cause health problems...” The study found that triclocarban “increased gene expression that is normally regulated by testosterone” and “testosterone-dependent organs such as the prostate gland grew abnormally… Continue Reading

Study: Shampoo Ingredient May Affect Brain Development

Can’t remember whether you locked the front door? Have you misplaced your car keys for the second time today? Well the shampoo use on a daily basis may be to blame. A recent study shows “an ingredient found in shampoo and other… Continue Reading

Do Personal Care Products Need a Makeover?

Products most of us use on a daily basis such as lotions, cosmetics, fragrances, deodorants, and sunscreen are under more scrutiny than ever. Though it’s not the products themselves that are being scrutinized, so much as it’s the chemicals used for their… Continue Reading

Boys Will Be Girls – Eventually

A study conducted by the Environment Agency on Britain’s wildlife has found that animals are ingesting “gender-bending” chemicals commonly found in plastics and pesticides. The findings greatly concern Britain’s scientists, as they believe this could ultimately lead the extinction of numerous species.… Continue Reading

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