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Listen to Potential Neurodevelopmental Effects of Oil and Gas Operations: A Literature Review to hear Ellen Webb discuss her recent review on the increased health risks to infants, children, and young adults from exposure to air pollutant emissions and potential water contaminants associated with unconventional oil and gas development.
Listen to Melamine: Scoping Review Reveals Potential Endocrine, Reproductive, and Neurotoxic Activities to hear Ashley Bolden, TEDX's Senior Scientist, discuss her recent scoping review.
November, 2017 - TEDX conducted a scoping review of research on the endocrine effects of triclocarban which was recently published in the Journal of Toxicology. We recommend systematic reviews be conducted to assess whether triclocarban poses a hazard to human health, based on studies of estrogen and androgen activity, and effects on offspring growth.
Podcast Episode 5 (released December, 2017) . Dr. Beth Weinberger answers How can advocacy groups address health symptoms in fracked communities?
TEDX's Senior Scientist, Dr. Katie Pelch participated in The Seattle Aquarium's Science and Cocktails: Lightning Talks, presenting Who's to Blame? How Your Trip to the Store May Be Harming Marine Wildlife, in November 2017.
TEDX's Board Member, Dr. Nicole Acevedo was interviewed on La Radio de la Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, in November 2017.
Chemical Watch quotes comments TEDX submitted on the European Food Safety Authority's proposed protocol for a hazard assessment of bisphenol A, in September 2017.
Chemical Watch reports on TEDX's scoping review about melamine, by lead author Ashley Bolden in August 2017.
Food Packaging Forum published on TEDX's scoping review, Melamine, beyond the kidney: A ubiquitous endocrine disruptor and neurotoxicant?, in August 2017.
Environmental Health News advertised TEDX's podcast series, Fracking and Health: Ask an Expert, in August 2017.
The National Toxicology Program’s Newsletter quotes Dr. Carol Kwiatkowski, who presented at the Fourth International Symposium on Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Laboratory Animal Studies in August 2017.
TEDX's Senior Scientist, Dr. Katie Pelch presented at an interactive day of learning and discussion, exploring questions about toxics in everyday life hosted by UCLA Center for Occupational & Environmental Health, Toxics in Everyday Life.
TEDX's Executive Director, Dr. Carol Kwiatkowski wrote the introductory chapter to the new book Integrative Environmental Medicine, part of the Andrew Weil series. Book Co-editor Dr. Fred vom Saal was interviewed on FOX4 News Kansas City: MU researcher highlights levels of BPA found in common items, and what amplifies absorption.
TEDX's Senior Scientist, Dr. Katie Pelch wrote a guest blog for Toxic-Free Future to explain why TEDX supports continued reporting of the endocrine-disrupting chemical D4 (octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane) in the state of Washington.
The International Panel on Chemical Pollution of the United Nations Enviornment Programme released their Overview Report I: A compilation of lists of chemicals recognised as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) or suggested as potential EDCs, citing TEDX's List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors.
TEDX's Senior Scientist, Dr. Katie Pelch was quoted in Environmental Health News on BPA substitutions that mimic hormones in breast cancer cells.