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2013-03-13 23:00:57

In February, 2013 the World Health Organization released a study documenting the alarming effects of products that contain endocrine disruptors, which can range from the natural (phytoestrogens

2013-03-08 00:45:52

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States.

Even Eating Organic Foods Can Result In BPA, Phthalate Exposure
2013-02-27 19:06:57

It seems in the middle of the previous decade, the dangers associated with Bisphenol A (BPA) and, to a lesser extent, phthalates entered into the general consciousness of most Americans.

2013-01-28 23:01:55

Global experts in phenol and acetone business will gather at CMT’s 10th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives Markets Summit in Bangkok to explore strategic growth options amidst tough business climes.

BPA Substitute Could Spell Trouble
2013-01-23 10:37:26

After numerous research studies raised questions over its safety, several states and countries began banning the sale of products containing bisphenol A (BPA), prompting companies in the plastics industry to begin producing products that were “BPA free.”

The Harmful Effects Of 'Bisphenol A' Have Been Proven Experimentally
2013-01-22 08:45:45

Weak concentrations of bisphenol A are sufficient to produce a negative reaction on the human testicle.

2012-12-20 05:01:10

Through a review of the toxicology, industrial hygiene, and epidemiology literatures in conjunction with qualitative research, this article explores occupational exposures in producing plastics

Negative BPA Effects Begin When Metabolized
2012-10-05 14:49:53

And new study indicates that the negative effects of BPA begin after it is metabolized by the body into a chemical that resembles the hormone estrogen.

2012-10-04 10:48:01

Bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-like compound that has drawn increased scrutiny in recent years, has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.