Rapid actions of BPA
in cardiac myocytes have nonmonotonic dose responses.
The degree to which BPA
leaches from polycarbonate bottles into liquid may depend more on the temperature of the liquid or bottle, than the age of the container.
He said that their findings suggest that traditional toxicological studies likely underestimate actual human exposure and show, unequivocally, that biologically active BPA
passes from the mother to the fetus.
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A new motion graphic video featured on the homepage illustrates what happens inside the human body when typical and trace amounts of BPA
5) Studies have also demonstrated that exposing rats to low doses of BPA
increases prostate gland susceptibility to adult-onset prostate cancer, similar to estradiol.
contamination of food is still a bigger problem, says EWG, a large number of Americans--especially the seven million who run cash registers--are nonetheless exposed to additional amounts of BPA
through handling receipts.
Canada declared BPA
"toxic," and the National Toxicology Program and U.
vom Saal, a professor at the University of Missouri and a leading developmental endocrinologist studying BPA
, says: "One of the things the chemical industry is doing is saying that BPA
is a weak hormone.
A recent study of pregnant American women found that cashiers, who work with receipts all day, have higher levels of BPA
in their blood and urine.
Two of the new studies also show that the BPA
coating easily rubs off onto fingers.
was first synthesized as a sex hormone and can now be found in common household products.