Urinary bisphenol A and obesity: NHANES 2003-2006.

  title={Urinary bisphenol A and obesity: NHANES 2003-2006.},
  author={Jenny L. Carwile and Karin B. Michels},
  journal={Environmental research},
  volume={111 6},
BACKGROUND Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical suspected of causing endocrine and metabolic disruption in animals and humans. In rodents, in utero exposure to low-dose BPA is associated with weight gain. Detectable levels of BPA are found in most Americans due to its widespread use in the manufacture of food and drink packaging. We hypothesized that urinary BPA concentrations would be positively associated with general and central obesity. METHODS Cross-sectional analysis of urinary BPA… CONTINUE READING
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