heart disease

BPA Linked to Narrowed Arteries

A new study has found a correlation between higher bisphenol-A levels and constricted arteries, reports Amanda L. Chan of the Huffington Post. Known formally as "artery stenosis," constriction of the arteries is often a precursor to chest pains, and in severe cases, heart attack as blood flow is restricted to a miniscule amount. Writes Chan:

BPA Could Increase Risk of Heart Issues, Says UK Study

By Anthony Clark, Plastics and Rubber Weekly

A UK study that followed people over a 10-year period shows that healthy individual's with high urine concentrations of Bisphenol A (BPA) were more likely to later develop heart disease. The researchers at the University of Exeter's ... Read More.

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