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    Default Fracking May Interfere With Male Sex Hormone Receptor

    The Endocrine Society
    March 31 2020

    A chemical used in hydraulic fracturing, commonly called fracking, has the potential to interfere with reproductive hormones in men, according to research accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting, and publication in a special supplemental section of the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
    The study found the chemical can block the effects of testosterone and other male sex hormones known as androgens.


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    Default Re: Fracking May Interfere With Male Sex Hormone Receptor

    Another reason to support bans against fracking in numerous counties, U.S. states, and countries around the world, including France, Germany, Ireland, and Bulgaria.

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    Default Re: Fracking May Interfere With Male Sex Hormone Receptor

    This chemical effect may well have been already in play, since fertility has been declining across most of the developed world.
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