January 16, 2012

DeodorantsA few days ago the information about the risks of using some deodorants, antiperspirants, face creams and other cosmetic products containing parabens, a germ-fighting preservative used in toiletry products, pharmaceuticals and even some food products, appeared in many online newspapers and magazines. For many years, scientists around the world have been studying possible connections between these chemical compounds and breast cancer, one of the most common and deadly types of cancer. It was found out that parabens can mimic the action of oestrogen, female hormones, and thus play a role in breast cancer development. Read the rest of this entry »