August 2008 




Researchers told that pregnant women using perfume causing males to be reaped more susceptible to infertility.

The researchers, who are from the University of Edinburgh, believed that exposure to chemicals used in cosmetics during the period from 8 to 12 weeks of pregnancy may affect later to produce sperm.

During tests conducted by the research team was impeding the work of amphetamine masculinity, which contains hormone Testosterone, and the study found that hinder the work of this hormone lead to problems in fertility.

And some chemicals that negate the work of amphetamine masculinity exist widely in the cosmetics and plastic materials.

He said Professor Richard Sharp, head of research team which conducted the study, that these chemicals may also cause injury male embryos later in life diseases such as prostate cancer.

He added that women who plans to carry them to avoid a cosmetics on her skin because it absorbs in their bodies and then to the embryos.

He directed his speech to women, saying: "If you want to become pregnant, you change your lifestyle, in some types of perfumes high concentration of vehicles at rates have a negative impact and avoided in the interest of your child."

For its part, said a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Trade, investment and reform measures "that all cosmetic products are subject to testing the Government's primary objective is the security of people and verify that the current regulations