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New IGB Research Theme Aims To Improve Reproductive Health

September 4, 2020

Environmental exposures, particularly during pregnancy, can have long-lasting and devastating health impacts and exert long-ranging effects on maternal and child health. Particularly, exposures to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) — widely used in plastics and personal care products — have the potential to increase the prevalence of infertility and/or premature reproductive senescence in men and women, and reproductive disorders such as recurrent miscarriage, preeclampsia, and endometriosis in women.

September 4, 2020

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