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BPA Linked to Thyroid Hormones in Pregnant Women and Newborn Boys

The EPA/NIEHS funded UC Berkeley Center for Children's Environmental Health published a study that links Bisphenol A (BPA) to thyroid function in pregnant women and newborn boys.


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A recently published study from the EPA/NIEHS funded UC Berkeley Center for Children's Environmental Health links Bisphenol A (BPA) to thyroid function in pregnant women and newborn boys. The study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, found a correlation between increased levels of BPA in pregnant women and decreased levels of thyroid hormones in pregnant women and newborn boys. BPA can be found in the lining of tins cans, in hard plastics, and on thermal receipts.

Links:

UC Berkeley News Center - “BPA Linked to Thyroid Hormone Changes in Pregnant Women, Newborns” Exit EPA Disclaimer

Environmental Health Perspectives - ”Maternal Urinary Bisphenol A during Pregnancy and Maternal and Neonatal Thyroid Function in the CHAMACOS Study” Exit EPA Disclaimer

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