Low-dose chemicals theory lacks scientific basis, toxicologists say

10/24/2012 | Nature

Some toxicologists are skeptical about the claim that low doses of certain chemicals can cause endocrine-disrupting effects to humans. "If we're going to take this seriously, we need to have some evidence of a real phenomenon that happens not just in the hands of one researcher and one test, something repeatable that can stand up to scientific scrutiny about how it could lead to real health effects we want to avoid," said Lorenz Rhomberg, a toxicologist who has consulted for the American Chemistry Council.

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