The Presidential Symposium at the American Neurological Association’s 2022 Annual Meeting (ANA2022) in Chicago will shine a spotlight on the role of environmental exposures — air pollution, pesticides, microplastics, and more — in diseases like dementias and developmental disorders.
Tag: Chemical Exposure
Long-Term Study of Pregnant Women Finds Increasing Chemical Exposure
Urine analysis found a range of potentially harmful chemicals. Levels were particularly high in Latinas.
Propylparaben exposure during pregnancy, breastfeeding may reduce protection against breast cancer
Low doses of propylparaben—an estrogen-like chemical used as a preservative in personal care products and foods—can alter pregnancy-related changes in the breast in ways that may reduce the normal protection against breast cancer that pregnancy hormones convey, according to a new study being published in the Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrinology.