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January 13, 2010

BPA exposure linked to heart disease

U.S. News & World Report - 1.13.10

"A previously reported link between exposure to the plastics chemical bisphenol A and heart disease stands, reports a new study published online January 12 in PLoS ONE.

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Added to previous work, the finding provides a third prong of evidence implicating the chemical in cardiovascular and metabolic problems, notes Richard Stahlhut of the Center for Reproductive Epidemiology at the University of Rochester in New York. “It’s becoming a coherent picture that really does fit together,” says Stahlhut, who was not involved in the research. “If these all connect, we really do have a problem...

Stahlhut cautions that there is still a lot about BPA that warrants investigation. Chlorinated BPA is detectable in the fat tissue of women and children, scientists from Spain reported in 2007 and 2008. “This plus this, plus this, means we better chase this,” Stahlhut says.”

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