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Posted Wed Jul 31 2013: from MedicalXpress:
BPA exposure disrupts human egg maturation http://apocadocs.com/s.pl?1375315127
The randomized trial examined 352 eggs from 121 consenting patients at a fertility clinic. The eggs, which would have otherwise been discarded, were exposed to varying levels (20 ng/ml, 200 ng/ml and 20 g/ml) of BPA in a laboratory setting. An egg from each patient was not exposed to BPA and served as the control. Researchers then examined the eggs and found that exposure to BPA caused:
  • A decrease in the percentage of eggs that matured.
  • An increase in the percentage of eggs that degenerated.
  • An increase in the percentage of eggs that underwent spontaneous activation, the abnormal process when an egg acts as though it has been fertilized, even though it has not been.

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