Bisphenol A linked to a common Birth Defect in Boys

Animal research also has linked fetal BPA exposure to an increased risk of reproductive disorders and other health problems

BPA Linked to a Common Birth Defect in Boys
BPA linked to a common birth defect in boys

A new study links fetal exposure to a common chemical pollutant, bisphenol A, to defects of a testicular hormone in newborn boys with undescended testicles. The results, which were presented Monday at The Endocrine Society’s 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, suggest yet another potential harmful effect of BPA, which is widely used in many plastics, liners of food cans and dental sealants.

Read BPA Linked to a Common Birth Defect in Boys
ScienceDaily, June 17, 2013

BPA is an estrogen-like endocrine-disrupting chemical very similar to DES. Read one of our previous blog post: “Endocrine Disruptors permanent effect on Obesity through at least three Generations“.

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