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2012-06-27 00:32:05

Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical found in many common plastic household items, can cause numerous genes in the uterus to respond differently to estrogen in adulthood, according to a study using a mouse model. The results will be presented Tuesday at The Endocrine Society's 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. The study, led by Hugh Taylor, MD, professor and chief of the reproductive endocrinology section at Yale University School of Medicine, observed "major and permanent...

2012-02-23 13:25:14

Researchers from the University of Melbourne say $70 million could ℠close the gap´ on Indigenous eye health, which unlike other health conditions is preventable and treatable. Presently Indigenous Australians suffer six times the blindness of mainstream Australians and 94 percent of vision loss in Indigenous Australians is unnecessary, preventable or treatable. ℠The Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision´ is the first comprehensive framework to ℠close the...

2009-06-10 11:34:56

Exposure during pregnancy to the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, found in many common plastic household items, is known to cause a fertility defect in the mother's offspring in animal studies, and now researchers have found how the defect occurs. The results of the new study will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society's 91st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.The study, funded partly by the National Institutes of Health, joins a growing body of animal research showing the toxic health...


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