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BPA may up risk of breast cancer

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 14:44

BPA, a compound widely used in plastics such as food storage containers, may contribute to breast cancer by disrupting the genes that prevent the tumour from growing, Indian-origin researchers have found.

Exposure to BPA could lead to prostate cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 13:55

Researchers at the Cincinnati Cancer Center have shown that levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in men`s urine could be a marker of prostate cancer and that low levels of BPA exposure can cause cellular changes in both non-malignant and malignant prostate cells.

New finding confirms link between chemical in plastic and cancer

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 14:51

Researchers have found liver tumours in mice exposed to the Bisphenol A (BPA) - chemical present in plastic - via their mothers during gestation and nursing.

Even low doses of chemical in plastics are hazardous for human health

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 12:38

While traditional toxicology studies have indicated that only very high doses of Bisphenol A (BPA)- known endocrine disruptor that hijacks the normal responses of hormones- affect exposed animals, a new study has revealed that the lower doses of the chemical may also affect humans.

Exposure to chemical in plastic could lead to miscarriage

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 13:19

Exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical that is found in plastic, could raise risk of miscarriage among women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

BPA exposure may cause infertility

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 15:42

Exposure to Bisphenol-A or BPA, which is used in certain plastics, may dramatically inhibit egg maturation and play a role in unexplained infertility, a new US study claims.

BPA exposure during pregnancy ups asthma risk in kids

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 13:18

Early childhood exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) can elevate risk for asthma in young children, a new study has revealed.

Exposure to BPA promotes hyperactivity

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 14:20

Females exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA) through the mother`s diet during gestation and lactation develop hyperactivity and have a leaner body mass than those not exposed to the chemical, says a new study.

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