Published in Cancer Weekly, March 23rd, 1998
Man-made chemicals used in plastics, pesticides and detergents that mimic the action of oestrogen have become associated with a decline in sperm counts and an increase in breast and testicular cancers.
A team of Spanish researchers published a study which showed that Bakelite, which has been used to make plastic products since 1909, has similar effects to oestrogen.
"Nicholas Olea and his colleagues at the University of Granada describe experiments in...
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