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Thyroid Disruptors: Extrathyroidal Sites of Chemical Action and Neurodevelopmental Outcome-an Examination Using Triclosan and Perfluorohexane Sulfonate (PFHxS)

21 Jul 2021 | Toxicol Sci

Lifelong exposure to PFAS could affect both the thyroid hormone status and the immune defense of perch in the wild.

Spatial and Temporal Patterns of PFAS Occurrence at a Wastewater Beneficial Reuse Site in Central Pennsylvania

20 Jul 2021 | ASABE

PFAS present in the crop tissue suggests that PFAS may enter the food chain once those crops are fed to livestock.

Placental Transfer and Composition of Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs): A Korean Birth Panel of Parent-Infant Triads

20 Jul 2021 | Toxics

Gestational age and birth weight were positively associated with a placental transfer rate of PFOA, PFHxS, and PFOS, while pre-pregnant BMI and weight were inversely associated with PFOS.

Perfluorononanoic acid impedes mouse oocyte maturation by inducing mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress

20 Jul 2021 | Reprod Toxicol

PFNA was found to inhibit the development of immature eggs preventing successful reproduction.

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) adsorption in drinking water by granular activated carbon: Influence of activated carbon and PFAS characteristics

20 Jul 2021 | Sci Total Environ

Activated carbon filters were found to absorb different PFAS from contaminated water at different efficiencies.

Chronic low-level perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) exposure promotes testicular steroidogenesis through enhanced histone acetylation

20 Jul 2021 | Environ Pollut

Low-level PFOS exposure was found to promote the development of steroid hormones.

Exposure to perfluorooctane sulfonate in vitro perturbs the quality of porcine oocytes via induction of apoptosis

20 Jul 2021 | Environ Pollut

PFOS exposure leads to decreased reproductive success by decreasing viable sperm count.

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in leachate, fly ash, and bottom ash from waste incineration plants: Implications for the environmental release of PFAS

19 Jul 2021 | Sci Total Environ

PFBA and PFBS were associated with leachate contamination while PFOS was found to travel in fly ash readily.

Why is elevation of serum cholesterol associated with exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in humans? A workshop report on potential mechanisms

19 Jul 2021 | Toxicology

In this report, we summarize the relevant background data, the discussion among the attendees, and their recommendations for further research.

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exposure and kidney damage: Causal interpretation using the US 2003–2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) datasets

13 Jul 2021 | Environ. Pollut.

PFOA, PFOS, and PFHxS are causally linked to kidney damage in the American population.

LC-HRMS screening of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in impregnated paper samples and contaminated soils

13 Jul 2021 | Anal Bioanal Chem

PFAS in paper sludge was linked to contamination in soils.

Perfluoroalkyl acids on suspended particles: Significant transport pathways in surface runoff, surface waters, and subsurface soils

13 Jul 2021 | J Hazard Mater .

Suspended particles, often an overlooked vector for PFAAs, can be a dominant pathway for the transport of PFAAs in environments.

The relationship between maternal perfluoroalkylated substances exposure and low birth weight of offspring: a systematic review and meta-analysis

13 Jul 2021 | Environ Sci Pollut Res Int

Grouping analysis of PFOS showed a significant positive correlation between maternal PFOS exposure and low birth weights in American babies.

The association between maternal perfluoroalkyl substances exposure and early attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

13 Jul 2021 | Environ Sci Pollut Res Int

PFOS, PFOA, and PFNA exposure during pregnancy might be associated with increased preterm birth risk, miscarriage, and preeclampsia.

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