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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 12:35
Researchers have suggested that fetal exposure to a commonly used plasticizer Bisphenol A, or BPA, found in water bottles, soup can liners, could increase the risk for prostate cancer later in life.
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:52
Children who have higher levels of Bisphenol A, a chemical used in plastics, are more likely to become obese and have abnormal waist circumference, a new study has suggested.
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 13:25
Exposing developing tissue to low levels of the plastic bisphenol A (BPA) is associated to a greater incidence of prostate cancer in tissue grown from human prostate stem cells.