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Fighting Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) in our water: Where to begin?

Mikael Khan, Director of Technology at Arvia Technology lifts the lid on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) in our water supplies
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

A network of knowledge on endocrine disrupting chemicals

Alberto Mantovani discusses endocrine disruptoring chemicals, and the network of knowledge provided through the activity of the European Teratology Society

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: The issue of mixtures toxicity assessment

Alberto Mantovani from Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma – Italy sheds light on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC), including discussion of mixtures toxicity assessment
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: sustainability and/or resilience?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and their adverse effects are discussed by Alberto Mantovani, from Endocrine Disruptors Project, at the Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Assessing endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)

Alberto Mantovani presents the contribution of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) to the international assessment of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)
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How to screen for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)

Alberto Mantovani from Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy explains how to screen for endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: From feeds to hormones

Alberto Mantovani and Chiara Frazzoli, scientists of the Italian National Health Institute, discuss the role of endocrine disrupting chemicals in feed-food chains
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

ISS – endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC)

Alberto Mantovani presents the contribution of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) to the international assessment of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC). The Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS), as the reference scientific public body of the Italian Health Ministry and National Health Service, has a major involvement in the regulatory and risk assessment activities...

The value of research into endocrine disrupting chemicals

Alberto Mantovani, Research Director, Istituto Superiore di Sanità discusses if conducting research into endocrine disrupting chemicals is still worthwhile... Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) are chemical substances that can damage our health and/or the health of environmental organisms by altering the hormone function. Thus, EDC -like mutagenic or carcinogenic substances- are a group...
Endocrine Disrupters: A network of knowledge

Endocrine Disrupters: A network of knowledge

Alberto Mantovani, Research Director at Italy’s Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) explores the benefits of endocrine disrupting chemicals.
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Future strategy will protect EU citizens and the Environment from Endocrine disruptors

Today the European Commission has adopted a Communication, confirming its commitment to protecting citizens and the environment from hazardous chemicals
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The European Commission roadmap: Towards a More Comprehensive EU Framework on Endocrine Disruptors

Alberto Mantovani of Italy’s Istituto Superiore di Sanità assesses the European Commission’s efforts to develop a comprehensive and concise regulatory framework for endocrine-disrupting chemical substances.
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Endocrine Disrupters: To Assess Or Not To Assess?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) are chemical substances that can damage our health and/or the health of environmental organisms by altering the hormone function.
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Chemicals impairing thyroid: a worthy concern for European risk assessors

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC) are a concern for European risk assessors; those targeting thyroid are a subgroup that currently undergo an even closer scrutiny. A European workshop on thyroid disruption has been held on March 2017 in the premises of the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health &...

EU member states vote on hormone-disrupting chemicals criteria

A list of criteria relating to hormone-disrupting chemicals has been approved by member states, edging closer towards regulation
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Through the looking-glass: Endocrine disruption and child health

Alberto Mantovani and Francesca Baldi at the Italian National Health Institute discuss the need for further research on endocrine disruption and child health When assessing potential health hazards in food chains or the environment, it is clear that children cannot be considered as miniature adults. In fact, children breathe more...
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Indoor air pollution: A neglected yet important risk to public health

Stephen T Holgate, Special Advisor to the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on Air Quality and MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton takes the stance that indoor air pollution is a neglected yet important risk to public health.

Understanding the adverse outcome pathway concept

Alberto Mantovani, Istituto Superiore di Sanità looks at how the adverse outcome pathway concept is the long way from molecular to adversity
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

The importance of communicating in earnest on EDC

Risk communication is often perceived as the last and least component of risk analysis, well behind risk assessment and risk management; conversely, it is a powerful tool to build the necessary bridges between science and the public. This holds especially true in regard to risk factors which are severe, widespread and...
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Climate changes, risk assessment and resilience

Alberto Mantovani discusses the consequences of climate changes for human health and welfare, including the disruption of agricultural productions.

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