RESEARCH ARTICLE

Endocrine Disruptors: a Real Concern for Humans?

The Open Biotechnology Journal 31 Mar 2016 RESEARCH ARTICLE DOI: 10.2174/1874070701610010013

Abstract

The role of Endocrine Disruptors as real risk for ecosystems, wildlife and humans represents a concern and the debate on this issue is open owing the conflicting interests between the producers of these products and the scientific community. A concise overview of the nature, presence and adverse effects induced in wildlife and humans by Endocrine Disruptors is illustrated. Some indications to reduce the exposure risk to Endocrine Disruptors are suggested.

Keywords: Adverse effects, BPA, endocrine disruptors, environmental pollution, exposure risks.
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