BPA linked to prostate cancer
BPA is a chemical that is in many of the plastics we use in our homes. There have been many questions about the safety of this substance. Here is a recent study showing that it is not safe. Use glass, paper, cardboard and pottery wher3ever possible, and avoid plastic, especially soft plastic wherever possible.
BPA linked to prostate cancer, study shows Full Text
Findings by Cincinnati Cancer Center researchers show that levels of bisphenol A (BPA) in men’s urine could be a marker of prostate cancer and that low levels of BPA exposure can cause cellular changes in both non–malignant and malignant prostate cells. This research, published in the March 3 edition of PLOS ONE, provides the first evidence that urinary BPA levels may help predict prostate cancer and that disruption of a cell duplication cycle through exposure to low–dose BPA may cause cancer development in the prostate.