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State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals - 2012

The State of the Science of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals - 2012 is an update of the scientific knowledge, including main conclusions and key concerns, on endocrine disruptors as part of the ongoing collaboration between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to address concerns about the potential adverse health effects of chemicals on humans and wildlife.

To facilitate access to the report, it has been split into a number of parts which are available below.

 

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Pages i to vi Preface 
Pages vii to xvii Executive summary
Pages xix to xxv Table of contents
Chapter 1 What is endocrine disruption all about?
Chapter 2.1 An introduction to endocrine disruption of the reproductive system: the case of diethylstilbestrol (DES)
Chapter 2.2  Endocrine disrupting chemicals and female reproductive health
Chapter 2.3 Endocrine disrupting chemicals and male reproductive health in humans and wildlife
Chapter 2.4 Endocrine disrupting chemicals and sex ratio in humans and wildlife
Chapter 2.5 Endocrine disrupting chemicals and thyroid related disorders and diseases
Chapter 2.6 Endocrine disrupting chemicals and  neurodevelopment in children and wildlife
Chapter 2.7 Endocrine disruptors and hormone related cancers
Chapter 2.8 Endocrine disrupting chemicals and adrenal disorders in humans and wildlife
Chapter 2.9 Endocrine disrupting chemicals and bone disorders
Chapter 2.10 Endocrine disruptors and metabolic disorders
Chapter 2.11 Endocrine disruptors and immune function, immune diseases, and disorders in humans and wildlife
Chapter 2.12 Endocrine disruptors and population declines
Chapter 3 Human and wildlife exposures to EDCs.
Appendices  
 
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