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22 June 2010

BPA linked to ovarian cysts

There may be more troubling news about the plastics chemical bisphenol A (BPA): women with polycystic ovary syndrome have higher levels of the chemical in their bloodstream.

There may be more troubling news about the ubiquitous plastics chemical bisphenol A (BPA): Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have higher levels of the chemical in their bloodstream, a study finds.

And a second abstract, also being presented at the meeting, found that male rats exposed to BPA in the womb and while suckling suffered long-term testicular dysfunction.

 
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