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BPA

Obesity: Drinking from plastic water bottles increases risk in unborn child

Obesity: Drinking from plastic water bottles increases risk in unborn child

BPA is a chemical found in a variety of food containers, including polycarbonate plastic water bottles and can linings.

Canned food linked to hormone-disrupting chemical exposure

According to the study, the consumption of one canned food to none was found to be associated with 24 per cent higher urinary BPA concentrations; and the consumption of two or more canned foods to none was associated with 54 per cent higher urinary BPA concentrations.

Plastic box or a death trap? Find out if your tiffins are safe to use!

You are probably aware of the dangers that the use of plastic can pose to your health, however, you somehow reason it out with yourself, asking yourself how bad can it be?

Chemical exposure to foetal mammary gland can up breast cancer risk

The findings of the animal study showed that BPA directly affects the mammary gland of mouse embryos.

Common plastics chemical BPA can contribute in preterm births: Study

Common plastics chemical BPA can contribute in preterm births: Study

The new study, led by Ramkumar Menon, assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at UTMB, in collaboration with Winthrop University Hospital and Kaiser Permanente Southern California, found that pregnant women with higher levels of BPA in their blood were more likely to deliver their babies early compared to women with lower levels of BPA.

Eating soy may help women undergoing IVF

Researchers wanted to examine further this association between BPA exposure and IVF success, and what part diet may play in a link between the two.