Stichting Ecobaby - Immunity and dioxins
Two interesting papers focus on how the developing immune system is more sensitive to agitation than the fully mature immune system. There is growing evidence that prenatal and early postnatal environmental factors influence the development and programming of the immune system, causing long-lasting negative health consequences.
The Comparative Immunotoxicity of Five Selected Compounds Following Developmental or Adult Exposure
Another paper available here is an integrative risk assessment approach for persistent chemicals focusing on dioxins, furans and dioxin-like PCBs in France.
Originally posted on 12 February 2015