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Does BPA disrupt autophagy in the liver?

Bisphenol A (BPA), which is used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and refillable drinks bottles, dysregulates authophagy-regulated lipid metabolism in hepatocytes, according to new research published in Endocrinology.

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2006: "BPA manufacturers persist in describing BPA as a weak estrogen"


Over 6 billion pounds per year of the estrogenic monomer bisphenol A (BPA) are used to manufacture polycarbonate plastic products, in resins lining metal cans, in dental sealants, and in blends with other types of plastic products.
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2005: bisphenol A in dental fillings

A chemical found in plastics may put women exposed to it at greater risk of developing breast cancer, it seems. A study in mice has found that minute doses of the oestrogen-like substance increase breast tissue development, and higher density breast tissue is a risk factor for cancer.

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bisphenol A replacement chemical (BHPF) also a health risk?

“In the U.S. there are no requirements for testing in animals unless a lot of the chemical gets into the food supply,” said Maffini. “There is definitely no requirement to test for potential endocrine disrupting properties in chemicals—not even doing a computer modeling study, or an invitro study, similar done to those that are done in report.”

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The Perils Of Plastic

We’re staying at a terrific little beachside resort on Ambergris Caye in Belize. It offers snug, thatch-roofed cottages, excellent food, a beautiful beach, and an infinity pool, among many other amenities. 180 more words


IMPORTANT! [José Simón Elarba]: Easy Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles at Home

José Simón Elarba: Maybe you make big efforts every day to avoid accumulating unnecessary waste in your home; however, no matter how hard you try to… 352 more words