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Study: Drinking from BPA-lined cans raises blood pressure

A new study shows drinking from BPA-lined cans raises blood pressure, even if you drink a compound that lowers blood pressure.

Another BPA health risk sounded

Exposure to bisphenol A or its alternative, bisphenol S, reduces the generation of new neurons in the brain of zebrafish, according to a small study. Zebrafish are used as models for human research.

Study: BPA alternative just as toxic

Consumers buying BPA-free products will be surprised to learn that these products contain a compound that’s just as dangerous as BPA.

How BPA could ruin your chances of parenting from infertility

Brigham and Women's Hospital research suggests difficulty conceiving could be related to exposure to BPA, in findings published July 31, 2013 in the journal Human Reproduction.

Is the plastic BPA a risk during pregnancy?

Pregnant mice that were exposed to the chemical used in many plastics - BPA - have offspring with behavioral abnormalities. This finding has re-opened the debate about the effect of this chemical on human health.

France bans BPA in food packaging

The French government has voted to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials. This will impact how foods are packaged and sold in France.

Plastic chemical BPA won't be banned in U.S.

Washington - The chemical BPA, used to make plastics, has been banned in many countries due to its apparent ill-health effects. However, the FDA in the U.S. has decided that the chemical can continue to be used to make containers used for food and medicines.

Study: Higher BPA levels lead to future heart disease

New research has provided more evidence that higher urine concentrations in healthy people of the estrogen-like chemical bisphenol A (BPA), used widely in plastics manufacturing and known to disrupt endocrine system functioning, raises heart disease risk.

Study: Why canned soup may not be healthy

Canned soup is popular and convenient, but what lines those cans might be damaging to health. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) discovered BPA in soup cans elevates levels of the chemical in the body.

BPA exposure in the womb linked to behavior issues in girls

New research highlights the importance of limiting exposure to BPA (bisphenol A), used to make plastics, packaging and wrappings, especially during pregnancy. New findings link BPA exposure in the womb to aggression and other issues in girls.

Canada sets the bar high by declaring Bisphenol A toxic

Health Canada scientists have just concluded a four-year study of Bisphenol A, and their findings prompted the federal government to list Bisphenol A as a toxin. Bisphenol A is used to make polycarbonate plastic.

Study finds many store receipts are toxic with BPA

People who have been trying to avoid Bisphenol A (BPA) found in baby bottles, canned food, toys, compact discs,etc., since it has been linked to health concerns in recent years, now have to worry about store receipts.

Top Hormone Researchers Warn of Health Threat of BPA

The FDA reported a few months ago certain containers made with the plastic chemical bisphenol a (BPA) could affect the public health, if the BPA content were significant. Top endocrinologists now warn the problem is serious.

Chemical Used In Water Bottles Linked To Aggressive Breast Cancer

Research findings published in recent cancer journal have found that Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in many common household items, cause normal breast cells to behave more like aggressive breast cancer cells.

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Harvard researchers found one can of soup for five days increases urinary excretion of the chemical ...
Harvard researchers found one can of soup for five days increases urinary excretion of the chemical BPA, which is linked to health problems, 1000 percent.
How safe are your food storage containers?
How safe are your food storage containers?