Dec

2

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Categories: Contaminants = Infertility?, Hormone Disrupting Chemicals

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BPA May Inhibit Pregnancy

From an article by  Emily Sohn

http://news.discovery.com/human/bpa-pregnancy-hormones-health.html

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THE GIST

  • BPA exposure could make pregnancy later in life more difficult.
  • In mice, BPA affected fertility at levels equivalent to what people are normally exposed to and also at much tinier doses.
  • Regulators need to recognize that hormones and hormone-like chemicals have different effects at different doses.

Even as women choose to have babies later in life, more are having trouble conceiving, and the chemical BPA might be partly to blame, suggests a new study…..read more..

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