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BPA Affects Hormones in Men
By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: August 25, 2010
Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and
Dorothy Caputo, MA, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, Nurse Planner
Increased exposure to a chemical common to food and drink packaging predicted higher testosterone levels in men, suggesting the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) effects endocrine changes in men, data from a cohort study showed.
In multivariable-adjusted models, higher daily excretion of BPA had a significant association with higher total testosterone concentrations (P=0.044 to P=0.004), investigators reported in Environmental Health Perspectives.