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TCDD/Dioxin Research

Monsanto Exposed for Trying to Hide ‘Ugly History’ by Ditching Its Name

Agrochemical giant Monsanto—known for its power over food systems world-wide—recently suggested a name-change as part of a proposed corporate merger, in what critics say is a bald attempt to bury the poor human rights and environmental reputation associated with the...

Pesticides Databases

The Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Pesticide Database is your one-stop location for toxicity and regulatory information for pesticides. PAN Pesticide Database Alphabetized Chemical List

Research: Dioxin stimulates RANTES expression in an in-vitro model of endometriosis

The industrial contaminant 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is associated with inflammatory disorders in women and other mammals. In monkeys, exposure to dioxin correlates directly with an increased prevalence and severity of endometriosis (Rier et al., 1993; Yang et...

Epigenetic Research: Jet Fuel, Plastics Exposures Cause Disease in Later Generations; Reproductive Diseases, Obesity

The study, said Skinner, “provides additional support for the possibility that environmental toxicants can promote the epigenetic transgenerational inheritance of disease.” “Your great-grandmothers exposures during pregnancy may cause disease in you, while you...

Agent Orange Dioxin Research: Exposure To Environmental Toxins Causes Next Three Generations To Be Affected

A Washington State University researcher has demonstrated that a variety of environmental toxins can have negative effects on the genes of not just an exposed organism but the next three generations of its offspring. The animal's DNA sequence remains unchanged, but the...

High levels of PCBs tied to defective sperm in infertile men

Research shows for the first time that increased levels of organochlorine chemicals PCBs and a DDT breakdown product in men are associated with an extra sex chromosome in sperm that can contribute to reproductive problems. Long-banned chemicals that still persist in people...

Pesticides Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency

      Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–February 1, 2012.  Pesticides could be suppressing vitamin D levels in people, leading to deficiency and disease, say scientists. This comes from a new study which discovered that adults with high serum concentrations...

Agent Orange Dioxin: Hypocrisy and Intransigence- Mainstays of the Agent Orange Controversy Dr. Wayne Dwernychuk Special to

In Ha Noi on March 10, 2002 the US and Viet Nam signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which outlined comprehensive human health investigations and studies addressing the environmental consequences of Agent Orange. Although the environmental component of the MOU gained...

Organic yogurt mogul has a warning for Washington

Organic yogurt mogul has a warning for Washington By Joey Cresta Stonyfield Farm co-founder Gary Hirshberg said the Londonderry-based yogurt company proves organic makes economic sense and he plans to take that message to Washington in a fight for the nation's health,...