Thursday, March 11, 2010
Phthalates have long been suspected in connection with rising infertility rates, particularly among men. These substances are considered highly hazardous to human health because they disrupt the hormonal balance and impair reproduction and development. New research has found significantly high levels of phthalates in almost 70 percent of girls with early onset of puberty.
Prenatal exposure to phthalates could affect infant behaviour