22/11/2010

Study Addresses Potential Effects of the Chemical BPA on Reproductive Health

Increasing levels of the chemical Bisphenol-A (BPA) in the urine were linked
with lower sperm counts and other measures indicating impaired sperm quality
among a cohort of male factory workers in China, a study posted online Oct. 29
by the journal Fertility & Sterility reported. The study was conducted by
researchers at Kaiser Permanente and other institutions with NIOSH funding. The
study adds to the scientific literature addressing the questions of potential
effects of BPA on reproductive health.


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AplusA-online.de - Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)