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Another study links BPA with fertility concerns

Previous studies have shown the adverse health effects of prenatal exposure to the industrial chemical bisphenol A (BPA), but there is little evidence surrounding effects specifically on ovarian function. A new study now finds there is sufficient data to raise … Continue reading

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More evidence against plastics

Several studies have found that BPA, a chemical used to create plastics and epoxy resins, can affect hormones such as estrogen, testosterone, thyroid and insulin, which could affect a child’s gestation and early development. Now, a new study, in the … Continue reading

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Are chemicals in cleaning products reducing fertility?

Yes—at least in mice. A new study finds that two active ingredients commonly found in household detergents caused reproductive decline in mice. Environmental chemicals are increasingly being linked to many health problems, including infertility. Earlier this year, bisphenol A (BPA), … Continue reading

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More warnings against BPA

The chemical BPA (bisphenol A), found in many plastics, has been linked to a lot of health problems. Here’s another one specifically for pregnant women. A study in mice has found that exposing male fetuses to BPA could lead to … Continue reading

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BPA may increase infertility risk

The reasons why couples have trouble conceiving are often mysterious. But a new study published in the journal Human Reproduction may have uncovered one of the mysteries. Research has shown that exposure to BPA (Bisphenol-A) may contribute to some couples’ … Continue reading

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