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Researchers have found that perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), which are found in a variety of everyday materials from carpets to shampoo, may reduce fertility in women.
Previous studies have linked high levels of PFCs to infertility in animals, but this is the first one to show such an effect on humans, says senior study author Jorn Olsen, who heads the epidemiology department at the University of California in Los Angeles. The study is published today in the journal Human Reproduction.
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