EU Boosts International Endocrine Research
How natural and man-made substances interfere with growth and hormonal development in humans and wildlife is a complex field of study, still riddled with uncertainty about the agents’ adverse affects on endocrine systems. Investigation of so-called ‘endocrine disrupters’ (ED) has been a focus of EU funding since the late 1990s. However, there is a pressing need to widen international collaboration on ED research and to coordinate regulation and assessment procedures – both within the EU and across the globe – as a recent European Commission-sponsored workshop attests.
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News Source: Europa