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Gender-bending chemicals found in plastic and linked to breast and prostate cancer are found in 86% of teenagers' bodies

Almost 90 per cent of teenagers have gender-bending chemicals from plastic in their bodies, according to a study.  Bisphenol A (BPA) is found in plastic containers and water bottles, on the inside of food cans and in till receipts.  The chemical, used since the 1960s to make certain types of plastic, mimics the female sex hormone oestrogen, and has been linked to low sperm counts and infertility in men, as well as breast and prostate cancer.  Read more...

 

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