Tagged: BPA

BPA plastic and diabetes

BPA Exposure Linked to Diabetes

New research from the West Virginia University School of Medicine has confirmed other research finding that Bisphenol A (BPA) – found among various plastics and resins in consumer goods – may lead or contribute to diabetes.

BPA and cans

BPA-lined Cans Elevate Levels 1000%

New research from the Harvard School of Public Health has found that cans lined with bisphenol-A – also called BPA – can increase circulating levels of BPA by as much as ten times – or 1000%. The study, published in this month’s edition...

Phthalate Plasticizers

Plasticizers Disrupt Human Hormones

Researchers from the University of Michigan have confirmed that common phthalate plasticizers DEHP, DBP and BPA disrupt human thyroid hormones associated with thyroid diseases. The research compared and analyzed the metabolites from urine and serum thyroid levels of 1,346 adults and 329 adolescents....