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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

Doctor Of Philosophy

Drop in testosterone tied to prostate cancer recurrence

Fox Chase researchers find that men whose testosterone falls after radiation are more likely to experience a rise in PSA

BOSTON, MA (October 28, 2012)—Men whose testosterone drops following radiation therapy for prostate cancer are more likely to experience a change in PSA levels that signals their cancer has returned, according to new research from Fox Chase Cancer Center. 462 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects