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Study Ties BPA to Possible Miscarriage Risk

Study Ties BPA to Possible Miscarriage Risk

AP (Oct. 14, 2013) A small study found a possible link between BPA and miscarriage risk in women prone to fertility problems. The chemical is commonly found in plastics and canned food linings and may affect hormones in the body. (Oct. 14)
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BPA in Dialysis Machine Components May Be Toxic to Patients' Cells

Nov. 7, 2013 Research has found that viability, necrosis, and death of immune cells are influenced by BPA concentrations in components of dialysis machines. Alternative polymers for dialysis machine components ... full story
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BPA Exposure Disrupts Human Egg Maturation

July 31, 2013 Exposure to BPA (Bisphenol-A) could be a contributing factor as to why some infertile couples are having difficulty ... full story
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Bisphenol A Is Affecting Us at Much Lower Doses Than Previously Thought

Nov. 7, 2013 A group of scientists that study endocrine disruption worked together to update and refine a 2007 review of the low dose effects of BPA. The group not only added hundreds of more recent studies, but ... full story
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Bisphenol A (BPA) at Very Low Levels Can Adversely Affect Developing Organs in Primates

Feb. 27, 2014 Bisphenol A is a chemical that is used in a wide variety of consumer products and exhibits hormone-like properties. Fetuses, infants, children or adults exposed to the chemical have been shown to ... full story
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High BPA Levels in Children Associated With Higher Risk of Obesity and Abnormal Waist Circumference

Aug. 19, 2013 Children who have higher levels of Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical previously used in many products for kids, like baby bottle and plastic toys, had a higher odds of obesity and adverse levels of body ... full story
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BPA Increases Risk of Cancer in Human Prostate Tissue, Study Shows

Jan. 7, 2014 Fetal exposure to a commonly used plasticizer found in products such as water bottles, soup can liners and paper receipts, can increase the risk for prostate cancer later in life, according to a ... full story
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Continuous Handling of Receipts Linked to Higher Urine BPA Levels

Feb. 25, 2014 Study participants who handled receipts printed on thermal paper continuously for two hours without gloves had an increase in urine bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations compared to when they wore gloves, ... full story
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BPA and Chlorine Means Bad News: Modified Forms of Bisphenol A Found to Alter Hormone Signaling in New, Disturbing Ways

July 17, 2013 The ubiquity of the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A led researchers to ask what it might be doing in publicly supplied, chlorinated drinking water. The answer: Chlorinated BPA has ... full story
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Exposure to BPA in Developing Prostate Increases Risk of Later Cancer: Ubiquitous Plasticizers May Have Long-Term Health Effects

June 17, 2013 Early exposure to BPA (bisphenol A) -- an additive commonly found in plastic water bottles and soup can liners -- causes an increased cancer risk in an animal model of human prostate ... full story
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Potentially Safer, Greener Alternative to BPA Could Come from Papermaking Waste

Mar. 16, 2014 A waste product from making paper could yield a safer, greener replacement for the potentially harmful chemical BPA, now banned from baby bottles but still used in many plastics. Scientists made the ... full story
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BPA Linked to Prostate Cancer, Study Shows

Mar. 3, 2014 Levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in men's urine could be a marker of prostate cancer, and low levels of BPA exposure can cause cellular changes in both non-malignant and malignant prostate cells. ... full story
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BPA Linked to Obesity Risk in Puberty-Age Girls

June 12, 2013 Girls between nine and 12 years of age with higher-than-average levels of bisphenol-A (BPA) in their urine had double the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of BPA, according to a new ... full story
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Liver Tumors Found in Mice Exposed to BPA

Feb. 3, 2014 In one of the first studies to show a significant association between BPA and cancer development, researchers have found liver tumors in mice exposed to the chemical via their mothers during ... full story
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BPA Linked to a Common Birth Defect in Boys

June 17, 2013 A new study links fetal exposure to a common chemical pollutant, bisphenol A (BPA), to defects of a testicular hormone in newborn boys with undescended testicles. The results suggest yet another ... full story
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Prenatal Exposure to BPA Affects Fat Tissues in Sheep

June 17, 2013 New research suggests that fetal exposure to the common environmental chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, causes increased inflammation in fat tissues after birth, which can lead to obesity and metabolic ... full story
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Early Exposure to Bisphenol A Might Damage the Enamel of Teeth

June 10, 2013 Are teeth the latest victims of bisphenol A? Yes, according to the conclusions of new work. Researchers have shown that the teeth of rats treated with low daily doses of BPA could be damaged by ... full story
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BPA Exposure and Obesity in Children: Just a Correlation?

Sep. 9, 2013 Higher levels of bisphenol A were associated with several measures of obesity in children, research has recently found. Specifically, children exposed to higher levels of bisphenol A had increased ... full story
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BPA Linked to Breast Cancer Tumor Growth

Mar. 6, 2014 Researchers have attempted to trace how bisphenol-A may promote breast cancer tumor growth with help from a molecule called RNA HOTAIR. "We can't immediately say BPA causes cancer growth, ... full story
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BPA and Related Chemicals: Human Safety Thresholds for Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals May Be Inaccurate

Apr. 8, 2014 Human and rat testes respond differently to endocrine disrupting chemicals such as BPA in two thirds of all cases, according to a recent review. As human safety levels are extrapolated from rodent ... full story
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Not Just Blowing in the Wind: Compressing Air for Renewable Energy Storage

May 20, 2013 A comprehensive study into the potential for compressed air energy storage in the Pacific Northwest has identified two locations in Washington state that could store enough Northwest wind energy ... full story
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