#BPA Exposure in Pregnancy leading to Sex-specific Epigenetic Disruption and Behavioral Changes

Sex-specific epigenetic disruption and behavioral changes following low-dose in utero bisphenol A exposure

BPA dangers in pregnancy

At low doses, such as those considered safe for humans, rats exposed to bisphenol A (BPA) in utero showed sex-specific changes in their brains that could have affected social behaviors such as grooming and aggression, according to a study approved April 25, 2013.

Read an Abstract and/or the Full Study

Read Study shows dangers of BPA chemical used in plastic packaging
by Steve Connor, The Independent, Monday 27 May 2013

BPA Dangers in Pregnancy?
by Edyta Zielinska, The Scientist, May 28, 2013

BPA is an estrogen-like endocrine-disrupting chemical very similar to DES. Read one of our previous blog post: “Endocrine Disruptors permanent effect on Obesity through at least three Generations“.

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