‘Gender Bending’ Chemical Now Linked to Male Infertility

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Bisphenol-A (BPA) linked to male infertility.

A controversial chemical used for decades in the mass production of food containers and baby bottles has been linked to male infertility for the first time.  Bisphenol-A (BPA), known as the “gender bending” chemical because of its connection to male impotence, has now been shown to decrease sperm mobility and quality.

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Girls Reaching Puberty Before Age 10 – A Year Earlier Than 20 Years Ago

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Scientists are worried that young girls are ill-equipped to cope with sexual development when they are still at primary school.

The latest generation of girls are reaching puberty before the age of 10, a new study suggests, raising fears they may also begin sexual activity earlier.   Scientists have found that the average age that breast development begins is now nine years and 10 months – almost a year earlier than a previous study in 1991.

 

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Study Finds Plastic Bottles Release Harmful Chemical Into Liquids

Study Finds Plastic Bottles Release Harmful Chemical Into Liquids

drinking containers made with BPA release the chemical into the liquid that people drink in sufficient amounts

 

Hard plastic drinking bottles and baby bottles are not devoid of health risks because a study has found that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) – which is used to make plastics and has been linked with cardiovascular disease and diabetes–often releases into the liquid contained in such containers.

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