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Study: Exposure to BPA harms the quality of sperms


August 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research indicates that concentrations of the chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, found in the urine of males give them a lower sperm count and sperm ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical BPA may harm sperm quality


August 4th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Researchers have found that urinary concentrations of chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, may cause decreased sperm quality and sperm concentration.According to critics, BPA mimics the body's own hormones ... Read more...

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Chemicals in consumer products likely to cause premature births


July 7th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) A common contaminant present in consumer products, including cosmetics, may be causing an alarming rise in premature births, according to a new study. Phthalates are commonly used compounds in ... Read more...

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Chemicals in common consumer products linked to pre-term births


July 7th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A group of common environmental contaminants called phthalates, which are present in many industrial and consumer products including everyday personal care items, may play a role in premature ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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