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BPA Now Linked To Increased Blood Pressure

BPA Now Linked To Increased Blood Pressure

Newsy (Dec. 9, 2014) A new study links increased blood pressure with BPA intake, adding to previous studies that have questioned BPA's safety. Video provided by Newsy
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Thermal Paper Cash Register Receipts Account for High Bisphenol A (BPA) Levels in Humans

Oct. 22, 2014 BPA from thermal paper used in cash register receipts accounts for high levels of BPA in humans. Subjects studied showed a rapid increase of BPA in their blood after using a skin care product and ... full story
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Prenatal BPA Exposure Associated With Diminished Lung Function in Children

Oct. 6, 2014 Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A, a common chemical used in some plastics, appears to be inconsistently associated with diminished lung function and the development of persistent wheeze in ... full story
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BPA Exposure Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Study Reports

Mar. 2, 2015 A newly published study is the first to report an association between bisphenol-A (BPA), a common plasticizer used in a variety of consumer food and beverage containers, with autism spectrum disorder ... full story
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Bisphenol A and Food Intolerance: Link Established for First Time

Aug. 5, 2014 Perinatal exposure to low doses of BPA, which is considered to be risk-free in humans, could increase the risk of developing food intolerance in adulthood, research shows. More than 20% of the global ... full story
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BPA Exposure During Fetal Development Raises Risk of Precancerous Prostate Lesions Later in Life

June 23, 2014 The endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA) reprograms the developing prostate, making the gland more susceptible to precancerous lesions and other diseases later in a man’s life, a new ... full story
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Safe Alternatives to BPA: New Technology May Help Identify

May 22, 2014 Numerous studies have linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic, receipt paper, toys, and other products with various health problems from poor growth to cancer, and the FDA has been supporting ... full story
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BPA Exposure During Pregnancy Causes Oxidative Stress in Child, Mother

Jan. 20, 2015 Exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy can cause oxidative damage that may put the baby at risk of developing diabetes or heart disease later in life, ... 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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Common BPA Substitute, BPS, Disrupts Heart Rhythms in Females

June 23, 2014 Bisphenol S (BPS), a common substitute for bisphenol A (BPA) in consumer products, may have similar toxic effects on the heart as previously reported for BPA, a new study ... 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 Exposure by Infants May Increase Later Risk of Food Intolerance

Oct. 30, 2014 Scientists show, for the first time, that there is a link between perinatal exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) at low doses and the risk to develop food intolerance in later life. "We may look back ... full story
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Cans Lined With Bisphenol A May Increase Blood Pressure

Dec. 8, 2014 Drinking or eating from cans or bottles lined with Bisphenol A (BPA) may raise your blood pressure. A new study provides more evidence on the effect of BPA on blood pressure and cardiovascular ... full story
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BPA Substitute as Bad as BPA? Exposure to BPA Substitute Causes Hyperactivity and Brain Changes in Fish

June 23, 2014 A chemical found in many “BPA free” consumer products, known as bisphenol S (BPS), is just as potent as bisphenol A (BPA) in altering brain development and causing hyperactive behavior, an animal ... full story
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BPA Exposure Affects Heart Health of Males, Females Differently in Mouse Models

Jan. 16, 2015 Heart function and blood pressure in mice exposed to bisphenol A, BPA, from birth though young adulthood are affected differently in males and females, with females at greater risk of damage from ... full story
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Earlier Assumption About BPA Confirmed: Oral Exposure Does Not Create Risk for High BPA Exposure

Jan. 27, 2015 Coating the mouth with BPA-containing food, like soup, does not lead to higher than expected levels of BPA in blood, a new study shows. The study authors conclude that oral exposure does not create a ... full story
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BPA Stimulates Growth of an Advanced Subtype of Human Breast Cancer Cells Called Inflammatory Breast Cancer

June 23, 2014 Environmental exposure to the industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA) lowers the effectiveness of a targeted anti-cancer drug for inflammatory breast cancer, according to a new study. The results also ... full story
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BPA and BPS (Substitute for BPA) Affect Embryonic Brain Development in Zebrafish: Low Levels of Chemicals Linked to Hyperactivity

Jan. 12, 2015 Bisphenol A, known as BPA, is produced in massive quantities around the world for use in consumer products, including household plastics. In response to public concerns, many manufacturers have ... 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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Animal Testing Methods for Some Chemicals Should Change, Experts Urge

June 25, 2014 Challenging risk assessment methods used for decades by toxicologists, a new review of the literature suggests that oral gavage, the most widely accepted method of dosing lab animals to test chemical ... full story
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Effect of BPA and Estradiol on Sperm Development Seen by Researchers

Jan. 22, 2015 A direct link between the plastics component bisphenol A, or BPA, and disrupted sperm production has been discovered by researchers. They say the chemical disrupts the delicate DNA interactions ... full story
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