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Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates Hinders Early Development

Prenatal Exposure to Phthalates Hinders Early Development

Phthalates are a commonly used industrial compound found in everything from canned and prepackaged foods to toiletries and shower curtains. Their use has drawn criticism across the board because they mimic hormones and have been linked to cancer, neurological damage, and problems with fetal development. A new study published by the Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in Environmental Health Perspectives has found that prenatal exposure to phthalates can cause problems with early development of mental and motor skills. According to Science Daily : The study followed the children of 319 non-smoking inner-city women who gave birth between 1999 and 2006. Researchers, led by Robin M. Whyatt, DrPH, deputy director of the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, measured metabolites of four phthalates in maternal urine as markers of prenatal exposure...

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