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Grandmother’s Exposure to DTT May Impact Granddaughter’s Health – Technology Networks

In the first study showing health effects from a toxic environmental chemical over three generations of people, researchers found that young women today may face…



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In the first study to report on the health effects of exposure to a toxic environmental chemical over three human generations, a new study has found that granddaughters whose grandmothers were exposed to the pesticide DDT have higher rates of obesity and earlier first menstrual periods. This may increase the granddaughters risk for breast cancer as well as high blood pressure, diabetes and other cardiometabolic diseases.
The research by the Public Health Institutes Child Health and Development…

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