Focus on bisphenol A

  What is Bisphenol A (BPA)? BPA is a high production volume (HPV) chemical widely used in manufacturing polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins used in nearly every industry. Humans appear to be exposed primarily through food packaging manufactured using BPA but also thermal paper may be a source. BPA is a reproductive, developmental, and systemic…
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Breastfeeding – pro and contra

Today in the morning news in Radio Denmark (DR2) a new report was announced. It shows that infants are not breastfed so long as the health authorities recommend (6+ mo.), and many mothers experience lactation problems. These findings were announced as a big health problem but may be it is opposite? Human breast milk contains…
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About the hazardous brominated flame retardant HBCDD

Hexabromocyclododecane  Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) is a brominated flame retardant identified as persistent in the environment, bioaccumulative in living organisms, and highly toxic to aquatic organisms. Human exposure is evidenced by the presence of HBCDD in breast milk, adipose tissue, and blood, and it biomagnifies in the food chain. HBCDD also presents human health concerns based on animal test…
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