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Common Pesticides May Alter Estrogen Production

Neonicotinoids, a group of agricultural insecticides resembling nicotine, are currently the most widely used pesticides in the world and are well-known for their role in the rapidly declining bee populations.  Now, new research published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives reveals these pesticides may also be exerting a harmful effect on humans by disrupting our hormonal systems, particularly the production of estrogen.  Read more...

 

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