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Is BPA Safe? Organoids Inform The Debate

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ali Mohamad, Department of Pathology, University of Malaya | Dr. George Lee, Consultant Urologist

21-Aug-15 16:00

Is BPA Safe? Organoids Inform The Debate

An important industrial material used to strengthen plastics, Bisphenol A (BPA) coats many of our bottles and plastic containers. Even as some countries ban BPA-containing bottles, scientists continue to debate the health impacts of BPA, a new study in PLoS One shows BPA increases prostate stem cells in ‘organoids’. Does this seal the debate? Prof Dr Mustafa Ali Mohamad and Dr George Lee discuss.



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