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Plasticisers can cause damage in adult brain cells – The European Scientist

Plasticisers found in many objects we use every day can cause severe brain damage, according to a study published in Nature (1).

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Plasticisers found in many objects we use every day can cause severe brain damage, according to a study published in Nature (1). Biologists from the University of Bayreuth, Germany, showed that even small amounts of plasticisers can interfere with the transmission of signals in nerve cells in the brains of fish. The researchers went even further, saying that it is highly likely that plasticisers have a similar effect on the brains of adult humans.
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