29 Apr '14, 10am

BPA

BPA

Miscarriage risk rises with BPA exposure, study finds Wikipedia The epoxy lining in many canned foods is one of the ways BPA can enter people's bodies. By Brian Bienkowski Staff Writer Environmental Health News April 29, 2014 Women exposed to high levels of bisphenol A early in their pregnancy had an 83 percent greater risk of miscarriage than women with the lowest levels, according to new research. The scientists said their new study adds to evidence that low levels of the ubiquitous chemical, used to make polycarbonate plastic and found in some food cans and paper receipts, may affect human reproduction. The study involved 115 pregnant women who had visited a Stanford University fertility clinic within about four weeks of fertilization. The more BPA detected in the women’s blood, the higher their risk of miscarriage, according to the researchers. “Couples suffering from ...

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