Latest Science

[Online Tool] TEDX PFAS Systematic Evidence Map

5 Dec 2019

The Endocrine Disruption Exchange presents its "PFAS Systematic Evidence Map," an interactive database to help end-users assess the large quantity of PFAS literature.

Ultra-Short-Chain Perfluoroalkyl Acids Including Trifluoromethane Sulfonic Acid in Water Connected to Known and Suspected Point Sources in Sweden

4 Dec 2019 | Environ Sci Technol.

Firefighting training sites, landfills, and hazardous waste management facilities found to release ultra-short-chain PFAS into the environment and waterways.

Effect of Sample Storage on the Quantitative Determination of 29 PFAS: Observation of Analyte Interconversions during Storage

4 Dec 2019 | Environ Sci Technol.

Scientists studied the stability of PFAS in water and linked it to exposure processes.

Simultaneous determination of perfluoroalkyl substances and bile acids in human serum using ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

4 Dec 2019 | Anal Bioanal Chem.

This proof of concept study found that the presence of PFAS may negatively affect digestive health.

High throughput UHPLC MS/MS measurement of Per and Poly Fluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) in human serum.

4 Dec 2019 | J Anal Toxicol

A new detection method was developed and used to understand PFAS exposure in Kentucky residents.

Wastewater sources of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) and pharmaceuticals in four Canadian Arctic communities.

4 Dec 2019 | Sci. Total Environ.

Wastewater was determined to be a significant source of PFAS in the arctic, potentially polluting nearby water sources.

Perfluoro-octanoic acid impairs sperm motility through the alteration of plasma membrane.

4 Dec 2019 | J. Endocrinol. Invest.

PFOA exposure found to limit the mobility of sperm.

A case study of organic micropollutants in a major Swedish water source - Removal efficiency in seven drinking water treatment plants and influence of operational age of granulated active carbon filters.

4 Dec 2019 | Sci. Total Environ.

Recharging activated carbon filters by 10% found to increase PFAS removal efficiency in open waterways.

Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Seawater and Plankton from the Northwestern Atlantic Margin

3 Dec 2019 | Environ Sci Technol.

Short-chain PFAS found to bioaccumulate readily in deep-sea microorganisms compared to long-chains.

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in commercially available biosolid-based products: The effect of treatment processes

26 Nov 2019 | Water Environ Res.

Commercial biosolid treatment processes found not to decrease the amount of PFAS in waste.

Metabolites Associated With Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substance (PFAS) Levels in an Ethnically Diverse Underserved At-Risk Rural Population

25 Nov 2019 | Circulation

PFAS exposure associated with potential symptoms of cardiovascular disease in underserved communities.

Perfluoroalkyl substances and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver in Children: An untargeted metabolomics approach.

25 Nov 2019 | Environ Int

High PFAS exposure was associated with impaired liver function in children.

Size-fractionated particle-bound heavy metals and perfluoroalkyl substances in dust from different indoor air.

25 Nov 2019 | Environ Sci Pollut Res Int

Chronic daily intake through inhalation of PFAS and heavy metals was calculated.

Perfluoropolyether carboxylic acids (novel alternatives to PFOA) impair zebrafish posterior swim bladder development via thyroid hormone disruption.

25 Nov 2019 | Environ Int

PFOA alternatives found to cause developmental and hormonal disruption in a human model organism.

Perfluoroalkyl substances, airways infections, allergy and asthma related health outcomes - implications of gender, exposure period and study design.

25 Nov 2019 | Environ Int

PFAS was found to suppress the immune system and increase the risk of lower respiratory tract infection.

Newer Older