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Can PCBs and phthalates be linked to premature menopause?

24 October 2012

On 24th October 2012 articles in the Daily Mail, the Times, and the Telegraph, linked exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCBs) and phthalates to earlier onset of the menopause. Here, Professor Richard Sharpe and Dr John Hoskins put the claims in context.


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