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Study Shows BPA Affects Testosterone Concentrations in Men
4:25 AM MDT | August 26, 2010 | Alex Scott
Research led by scientists from the Peninsula Medical School (Plymouth, U.K.) and the University of Exeter (Exeter, U.K.), in a study of 715 adults, has shown that exposure to background levels of Bisphenol A (BPA) in the environment has a direct affect on the levels of testosterone in men. BPA is a high production volume chemical used to make polycarbonate with a broad range of applications including food and drinks packaging. Numerous studies already demonstrate that BPA can alter endocrine function in animals, but the new study is one of few to feature...
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