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Science, Health and Technology
8:52 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Exposure to some plastics could affect libido

Alex E. Proimos FLICKR

A human’s prenatal exposure to certain plastics might affect later reproductive behaviors. University of Missouri Associate Professor Cheryl Rosenfeld said her experiments on monogamous mice find that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) hinders their likelihood to reproduce. Rosenfeld said she believes these alterations may take place in humans as well and preventative action is necessary.

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