Endocrine disruptors alter thyroid levels in pregnancy, may affect fetal brain development

4 diciembre 2014

A new study provides ‘the strongest evidence to date’ that endocrine disrupting chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls found in flame retardant cloth, paint, adhesives and electrical transformers, can interfere with thyroid hormone action in pregnant women and may travel across the placenta to affect the fetus.