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: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 15:21
Early exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical compound used in the composition of plastics and resins, might damage the enamel of teeth, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 13:27
Certain types of plastic additives known as phthalates could pose risk to children`s heart health, a new study has suggested.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 13:28
Environmental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), may suppress a gene vital to nerve cell function.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 14:49
Fitting metal door-knobs, handles and handrails in public places and hospitals can help combat infections from superbugs, scientists say.