Links to Glycerin and Parben studies and information
Compiled by Colin Roy
Studies and Information about glycerin:
What is glycerin?
A short article defining what glycerin is and a few of the methods of manufacturing glycerin and glycerol.
Choosing a lubricant
An article that informs the reader how to chose a lubricant, and some of the negative effects that can occur with certain types of lubricants.
Can I get a yeast infection from a personal lubricant?
An article answering a personal question about glycerin and yeast infections.
Studies and Information about parabens:
The Estrogen Receptor Relative Binding Affinities of Chemicals
A study showing that concludes that parabens do in fact bond to the Estrogen Receptor, indicating a possible link to breast cancer.
The Truth About Parabens
A short article discussing parabens and Endocrine Disruptors and the possible effects of human and animal exposure to parabens.
Safety of parabens in personal lubricants
A sexuality article on About.com discussing parabens as used in personal lubricants, and linking to a Breast Cancer Awareness article.
Parabens in laymen's terms
An article by an organic aromatherapy company that explains parabens and the concerns in a simple and straightforward way.
Wikipedia Paraben Entry
Encyclopedic entry covering parabens, their use, history, and possible harmful effects, complete with references.