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A New Problem with Plastics

Posted by seshdotcom on October 8, 2008

A New study has linked a controversial chemical widely used in baby bottles and plastic food containers to diabetes,heart diseases and liver abnormalities.The JAMA-Journal of American Medical Association reviewed the effect on Adults of the chemical known as Bisphenol A(BPA).It was also found that the Adults with the highest concentrations of BPA on their Urine had nearly triple the odds of Cardiovascular disease.A survey was taken by the JAMA which had some 1500 Adults,those with the highest BPA levels had more than double the odds of having diabetes—Higher Urinary Concentrations of BPA is associated with an increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease,diabetes,and liver-enzyme abnormalities


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