Politics & Government

May 7, 2012 12:00 AM

Study on BPA health effects in monkeys raises breast cancer concerns

A new study of fetal exposure to BPA, a plastic additive found in some food packaging, shows that the chemical altered the mammary gland development in monkeys. The researchers reported that the changes they observed in the monkeys reinforce concerns that BPA – bisphenol A – could contribute to breast cancer in women.

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