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.

Feb 08, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

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.

Jun 30, 2016, 11:24 AM IST

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?

Jun 07, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

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.

Apr 03, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

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.

Mar 25, 2016, 17:13 PM IST

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.

Feb 01, 2016, 10:12 AM IST

Bihar Players Association demand full membership

About a dozen odd cricketers from Bihar under the banner 'Bihar Players Association' today protested outside the venue of the BCCI working committee demanding full membership of the state.

Aug 28, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

5 reasons why you should say goodbye to hand sanitizers!

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Aug 24, 2015, 09:56 AM IST

Bihar cricketers threaten to intensify stir in Delhi

Unhappy with the Indian Cricket Board's (BCCI) negligent attitude towards giving full membership to their state, Bihar Players Association (BPA) on Saturday threatened to "lock up" BCCI headquarters in Mumbai and protest outside its secretary Anurag Thakur's residence in New Delhi.

Aug 01, 2015, 22:04 PM IST

Canned soup 'doesn't lead' to higher than expected levels of BPA in blood

A new research has revealed that coating the mouth with BPA-containing food, like soup, does not lead to higher than expected levels of BPA in blood.

Jan 28, 2015, 10:43 AM IST

BPA exposure worse for female hearts than males

A new study has revealed that bisphenol A (BPA) exposure may put females at greater risk of damage from stress as compared to males.

Jan 25, 2015, 13:11 PM IST

Having food from cans lined with Bisphenol can increase your BP

 Having food or drinks from cans lined with the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) could heighten your blood pressure, says a new study.

Dec 09, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

Bottle-feeding may risk your baby's health

Toxic substance in plastic, known as Bisphenol A, or BPA found in bottles used to feed babies can be potentially harmful to their health and can cause several diseases.

Nov 01, 2014, 20:56 PM IST

Prenatal exposure to BPA linked to diminished lung function in kids

 A new study has revealed that prenatal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA, a common chemical used in some plastics) appears to be inconsistently associated with diminished lung function and the development of persistent wheeze in children.

Oct 07, 2014, 11:30 AM IST

Warm bottled water may be bad for your health, warn scientists

A new study by scientists from the scientists University of Florida has warned against drinking water from a bottle if it had been left somewhere warm for a long time.

Sep 29, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Papermaking waste could be safer, greener alternative to BPA

Researchers have said that a waste product from making paper could yield a safer, greener alternative to the potentially harmful chemical BPA, which is used in many plastics.

Mar 18, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

Bihar policemen to go on mass leave from Oct 10

Over 70,000 policemen in Bihar have decided to go on a mass leave for five days from October 10 to press for hike in salaries and perks among other demands.

Oct 08, 2012, 16:26 PM IST

Bihar: 65,000 policemen to go on mass leave

Escalating its agitation for pay raise and other demands, BPA launched a signature campaign for over 65,000 constables to go on five days` mass leave.

Oct 07, 2012, 13:43 PM IST

BPA exposure may cause fertility problems

Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy leads to epigenetic changes that may cause permanent reproduction problems for female offspring, a new study in mice has found.

Mar 16, 2010, 09:50 AM IST

BPA exposure may lead to fertility problems in female offspring

Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy leads to epigenetic changes that may cause permanent reproduction problems for female offspring, a new study in mice has found.

Feb 26, 2010, 12:33 PM IST