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Gender-bending chemical found in tin cans

17th August 2012

A study from Exeter University’s Peninsula Medical School has found that a gender-bending chemical found in sunglasses, baked bean cans and shop receipts could potentially lead to a fatal narrowing of the arteries.

The study of British men and women found a clear link between high levels of bisphenol A - a manmade version of the female sex hormone oestrogen - and the clogging up of the coronary arteries. However, while researchers have suggested a link to heart disease, other experts say the study falls short of proving it is the chemical that causes the damage.

 

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