Endocrine Disruption and Immune Dysfunction

By the Collaborative on Health and the Environment

Dr. Rodney Dietert discussed how the immune system is a target for endocrine disrupting chemicals, particularly during development.

On this first in a series of calls on endocrine disrupting chemicals, Dr. Rodney Dietert discussed how the immune system is a target for endocrine disrupting chemicals, particularly during development. Numerous relatively ‘hidden’ effects can ensue from a single risk factor and emerge over a lifetime. He also discussed how current safety testing fails to appropriately assess misregulated inflammation as the greatest immune based health risk.

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