Scientific spat over BPA link to heart disease

New research finds no link between bisphenol A and heart disease has been challenged by other scientists

There is no link between exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) and heart disease according to new findings which would overturn several high-profile studies on the controversial plastics chemical.

BPA exposures measured in thousands of US adults showed no association with those adults’ risk of heart disease or diabetes, the research carried out by chemicals consultant Judy LaKind and colleagues found.

The new result will reassure BPA makers and those that use it to make hard clear plastics, till receipt coatings and epoxy resin linings for food cans.

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