Researchers say BPA boosts testosterone levels

08/25/2010 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

British researchers who analyzed the urine samples of 715 adults found that men who had higher levels of the chemical bisphenol A, commonly used in plastic products, had higher testosterone levels than men with lower levels. "The results are important because they provide a first report in a large-scale human population of associations between elevated exposure to BPA and alterations in circulating hormone levels," the researchers said.

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