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New study suggests "universal fetal exposure" to BPA
« on: August 23, 2013, 07:36:35 AM »
New study suggests "universal fetal exposure" to BPA
Aug 23, 2013

Gerona, RR, TJ Woodruff, CA Dickenson, J Pan, JM Schwartz, S Sen, M Friesen, VY Fujimoto and PA Hunt. 2013. BPA, BPA glucuronide, and BPA sulfate in mid-gestation umbilical cord serum in a northern California cohort. Environmental Science and Technology http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es402764d


A new study in California found bisphenol A in all samples of umbilical cord blood obtained from pregnant women, suggesting universal fetal exposure. More than one-third of the samples had levels comparable to or higher than levels associated with health effects in animals.


The rest of the article, along with links to other ones, is here: http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/newscience/2013/08/2013-0822_bpa-in_umbilical_cord_blood/

 


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