Endocrine Disruptors: a Real Concern for Humans?
Damiano Gustavo Mita1, 2*
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2016
Issue: Suppl-1, M2
First Page: 13
Last Page: 19
Publisher Id: TOBIOTJ-10-13
Article History:Received Date: 5/6/2014
Revision Received Date: 11/4/2015
Acceptance Date: 5/6/2015
Electronic publication date: 31/03/2016
Collection year: 2016
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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.