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Previously we reported that the rapid effect of BPA on the contractility of female cardiac myocytes is characterized by a nonmonotonic dose response (Belcher et al.
Another reason for concern, especially for parents, may be because some animal studies report effects in fetuses and newborns exposed to BPA.
Researchers found evidence of significant adverse effects in mammary glands, ovaries, brain, uterus, lung and heart tissues in BPA exposed fetus when compared to fetuses not exposed to BPA.
These great results are a reflection of the BPA Quality mission statement .
The revamped website includes new sections that provide basic information about BPA, information on the latest scientific research and health effects, and an overview of the benefits and applications of BPA:
The FDA ruling states that more evidence of harm needs to be shown, yet the evidence linking BPA to health conditions is there.
Laboratory tests commissioned by the non-profit Environmental Working Group (EWG) and carried out by the University of Missouri Division of Biological Sciences Laboratory in 2010 found high levels of BPA on 40 percent of receipts sampled from major U.
The results: several hours after lunch, BPA levels in the participants' urine were 12 times higher after the canned than after the fresh soup.
We believe there is enough (information) to warrant caution so we don't have to ingest BPA and we ought to start mitigating these exposures" says Urvashi Rangan, PhD, director of technical policy at Consumer Reports.
In three separate studies last year, conducted all over the world, researchers discovered BPA in cash register and ATM receipts.
Researchers note that some studies have shown adverse effects associated with exposure to BPA at lower doses.