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BPA May Cause Heart Disease In Women, Said Scientists Studying Rats

A team of scientists in the US suggested that bisphenol A (BPA) may harm the heart, particularly in women, because of what they discovered in tests on female rats and mice. BPA is a chemical used in the manufacture of polycarbonate, a hard clear plastic used to make food containers, among other things.
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BPA In Rivers May Encourage Fish Species To Interbreed

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in the manufacture of polycarbonate and other plastics, changes the appearance and behavior of river fish enough to encourage inter-species breeding, say the authors of a new study publ... Read Post

BPA Exposure In Pregnant Mice Changes Gene Expression of Female Offspring

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 years ago)

Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical found in many common plastic household items, can cause numerous genes in the uterus to respond differently to estrogen in adulthood, according to a study using a mouse model. The... Read Post

Research Shows BPA May Cause Heart Disease In Women

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

New research by a team of scientists at the University of Cincinnati (UC) shows that bisphenol A (BPA) may be harmful for the heart, particularly in women. Results of several studies are being presented in Washington, D.C., at ENDO ... Read Post


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