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25 February 2011

PCBs linked to failed IVF attempts

Although polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were banned decades ago, they are still pervasive in many countries and may contribute to failed in vitro fertilisation attempts, a new study suggests.

 Although polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were banned decades ago, they are still pervasive in many countries and may contribute to failed in vitro fertilisation (IVF) attempts, a new study suggests.

Meeker noted that there is not much women can do to avoid PCBs, since they are still found in seafood and dairy foods.

 
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