Common Chemicals Linked To Decreased Fertility

Law360, New York (February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A recent study suggests that exposure to perfluorinated chemicals, which are found in common items such as food packaging, upholstery, carpets and clothing, may decrease fertility in women.

The study, the first to examine the connection between PFCs and fertility, was conducted by the University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health and was published in the the European medical journal Human Reproduction.

The study used data from the Danish National Birth Cohort to examine whether the level of to two types of PFCs...
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