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New method uses sunlight, nanoparticle composite to break down BPA

Scientists have found a way to harness nanoparticles and visible light to break down substances like bisphenol A (BPA) in wastewater and soil.
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Canadian study deems BPA in food packaging safe for pregnant women

Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging in doses the general population is likely to experience on a daily basis is not expected to pose any health risks, even to newborns and young children.
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Study links phthalates to insulin resistance in teens

Findings from a new study have suggested that chemicals known as phthalates are linked to insulin resistance and obesity in teenagers.
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Study links BPA exposure to obesity in girls

New research published in the journal PLOS ONE found that girls aged between nine and 12 that had high levels of BPA in their bodies were twice as likely to be obese as their peers.
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Study links BPA exposure to undescended testicles

New research presented at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in San Francisco has suggested that fetal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) is linked to undescended testicles in newborn boys.
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California court removes BPA from toxic chemicals list

The question over the potential toxic properties of BPA appears to have been reopened once again in the state of California, following a court's ruling that removed it from the list of "chemicals known to cause birth defects."
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BPA fears may affect metal packaging industry growth

Consumer doubts over the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in metal packaging might prove to be an obstacle for the growth of the global metal packaging market over the next decade.
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World Health Organization warns of health risks from synthetic chemicals

According to the global health watchdog, the danger comes from so-called "gender-bending" compounds that are very common in a range of everyday products, such as toys, baby bottles and credit cards.
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Exposure to BPA associated with heart, kidney disease in children, study finds

Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical still found in aluminum cans, appears to be associated with a biomarker for higher risk of heart and kidney disease in children and adolescents.
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