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11 February 2009

Common chemicals impair fertility

A new study points a finger at perfluorinated chemicals as a cause of reduced fertility in women.

A new study points a finger at perfluorinated chemicals as a cause of reduced fertility in women.

Higher levels of the chemicals were associated with longer times to pregnancy. Compared to women with the lowest PFOS/PFOA levels, the chances of becoming pregnant were reduced by 26% to 33% for those with higher exposure.

February 2009

 
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