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BPA shown to disrupt thyroid function in pregnant animals and offspring

19 NOV 2012
New study uses animal model similar to humans and shows BPA can affect thyroid function

Chevy Chase, MD –– In utero exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) can be associated with decreased thyroid function in newborn sheep, according to a recent study accepted for publication in Endocrinology, a journal of The Endocrine Society. 496 more words

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This Free App Knows Exactly What's in Your Food

A new food database three years in the making is trying to change the way you eat.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) today launched EWG’s Food Scores: Rate Your Plate. 359 more words

NUST Kicks The Year off With its First Session of Café Philosophique

On Thursday, 23rd October 2014, NPAS held the first session for Café Philosophique; the society’s newest venture for the growth of philosophical awareness on campus. The society invited ex-faculty of S3H, Hussain Nadim to talk about religion and philosophy with respect to religion along with Muhammad Umer who was asked to speak on the role of women and the stereotypes against them that still persist in contemporary societies. 602 more words


In Utero Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors (BPA)

All week, I’ve been stressing out over my research assignment for my environmental health class. I’m taking the class online and our professor didn’t leave us much instruction. 163 more words


Study: Hand sanitizer boosts absorption of dangerous chemical found in paper receipts

The next time you’re offered a cash register receipt you may want to turn it down — and if you’re a cashier, you may want to wear gloves when you’re on the job. 454 more words


Controversial Chemical BPA May Leach Into Skin From Receipts

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Touching cash register receipts can dramatically increase your body’s absorption of a potentially dangerous chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), researchers report. 642 more words

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Article: Why Some Skin Care Products And Those Thermal Receipts May Be A Troubling Combination

Why Some Skin Care Products And Those Thermal Receipts May Be A Troubling Combination, by Lynne Peeples on Huffington Post

Those little slips of paper that accumulate in our pockets and purses may do more than just document recent take-out meals, pumpkin spice lattes and shopping sprees. 23 more words

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