Association between urinary bisphenol A concentration and obesity prevalence in children and adolescents.

@article{Trasande2012AssociationBU,
  title={Association between urinary bisphenol A concentration and obesity prevalence in children and adolescents.},
  author={Leonardo Trasande and Teresa M. Attina and Jan Blustein},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2012},
  volume={308 11},
  pages={1113-21}
}
CONTEXT Bisphenol A (BPA), a manufactured chemical, is found in canned food, polycarbonate-bottled liquids, and other consumer products. In adults, elevated urinary BPA concentrations are associated with obesity and incident coronary artery disease. BPA exposure is plausibly linked to childhood obesity, but evidence is lacking to date. OBJECTIVE To examine associations between urinary BPA concentration and body mass outcomes in children. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Cross-sectional… CONTINUE READING
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