Navigation Links
Mom's Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Baby's Wheeze
Date:5/2/2011

MONDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Children born to women exposed to bisphenol A (BPA) during the early part of pregnancy may be more likely to experience wheezing early in life, according to a new study.

BPA is widely used in consumer products, including many hard plastic food containers, water bottles and the lining of metal food and beverage cans. The chemical is present in more than 90 percent of the U.S. population, the researchers note.

This study included 367 pairs of mothers and infants. BPA levels were measured in the mothers' urine at 16 and 26 weeks' gestation and when they gave birth. The parents reported on signs of wheezing in their babies every six months for three years.

The tests showed that 99 percent of the children were born to mothers who had detectable BPA in their urine at some time during pregnancy. A link between BPA levels and wheezing was found only in the youngest children.

Among infants 6 months of age, those whose mothers had high levels of BPA during pregnancy were twice as likely to wheeze as those whose mothers had low BPA levels. There were no differences in wheezing rates by the time the children were 3 years old.

The study found a link between wheezing in children and high BPA levels early in pregnancy -- 16 weeks' gestation -- but not at 26 weeks' gestation or birth.

"Consumers need more information about the chemicals in the products they purchase so they can make informed decisions," lead author Dr. Adam J. Spanier, assistant professor of pediatrics and public health sciences at Penn State College of Medicine, said in an American Academy of Pediatrics news release.

"Additional research is needed in this area to determine if changes should be made in public policy to reduce exposure to this chemical," Spanier said.

He suggested women of childbearing age consider avoiding products made with BPA until more information is available.

The study was to
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Babies Born to Obese Moms Face Higher Death Risk: Study
2. Many Moms Have Kids With Different Dads, U.S. Study Finds
3. Internet program reduces infant and toddler sleep problems, helps moms sleep better too
4. Moms With Tough Childhoods More Likely to Have Smaller Babies: Study
5. Study Highlights How Moms Depression, Anger Stresses Kids
6. Many Obese Moms and Kids Underestimate Their Weight
7. Moms Use of the Pill Wont Raise Kids Asthma Risk: Study
8. Stress May Help Spur Weight Gain in New Moms, Study Finds
9. Brain-Imaging in Depressed Moms Shows Blunted Response to Crying Infant
10. Breast-Feeding May Cut Obesity Risk in Kids of Diabetic Moms
11. Induced Labor Linked to Raised Risks for First-Time Moms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mom's Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Baby's Wheeze
(Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Medical ... company, is happy to announce that our co-founder ... Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing 100 for 2014. Anderson ... “100 most influential people in the staffing industry,” ... Solutions, the 13th-largest healthcare staffing company in the ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Shriners Hospitals for ... will change the current location of Shriners Hospitals for ... Limestone across from the University of Kentucky Albert B. ... ambulatory care center, owned and operated by Shriners Hospitals ... needs of children and their families well into the ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Best Cheap ... in the world. The site has recently announced that ... hosting supplier for people from around the world. , ... in operation today and is providing various kinds of ... the company insists on offering excellent customer service and ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... October 22, 2014 Richard Carlson, Managing ... industry leader with over 25 years experience. Mr. ... in the areas related to EDI, B2B Commerce, RFID ... an Editorial Advisory Board member for Pharmaceutical Commerce Magazine ... Blue Fin Group is a management and technology consulting ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay ... to increased blood pressure, according to a new study. ... pressure for young adult women or for teenagers, according to ... or moderately, their risk of high blood pressure was cut ... in older adult men and women," said lead researcher Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Medical Solutions Co-Founder/CFO Scott Anderson Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2014 Staffing 100 2Health News:Medical Solutions Co-Founder/CFO Scott Anderson Named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2014 Staffing 100 3Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 2Health News:Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington Announces Plan to Build New $47 Million Facility 3Health News:Best Cheap Hosting USA Has Recently Announced The Best Cheap Web Hosting Companies In 2014 2Health News:Rich Carlson and Marc Duey to Hold Workshop at CBI’s Specialty Pharmacy and Distribution Networks Conference 2Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 2Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 3Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 4
... injuries accounted for 3.5 percent of high school ... first study to examine rare injuries and conditions ... eye injuries, dental injuries, neck and cervical injuries ... in high morbidity, costly surgeries and treatments or ...
... to President-elect Barack Obama, American Association of Homes and Services for ... ways that the Obama administration can make both short-term gains and ... vulnerable people. , , These ... Force: Create Jobs in Aging Services; , Construct ...
... glasses a day linked to atrial fibrillation, study finds ... woman can have up to two drinks a day without ... a new study finds. , A group including Dr. Christine ... mined the data of the large-scale Women,s Health study, looking ...
... USC Viterbi School of Engineering has led to significant ... California safety net hospitals, allowing "many more hours of ... the program, the work will be expanded to include ... School,s Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering began ...
... COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 2 TROY Group, ... on-demand printing,solutions, announces the first digital printer for ... bond paper. The TROY SecureRx,printer allows healthcare providers ... complying with the security regulations,established by the Center ...
... Treadmill Desks May Increase Production of Small Blood Vessels in the Brain ... ... recent years have shown that walking on a regular basis lowers an ... now uncovering the exact reasons why. A recent study conducted at the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Light Drinking Poses No Heart Risk for Women 2Health News:Operations engineering for more efficient operating rooms 2Health News:Operations engineering for more efficient operating rooms 3Health News:TROY SecureRx Revolutionizes Prescription Printing 2Health News:TROY SecureRx Revolutionizes Prescription Printing 3Health News:TROY SecureRx Revolutionizes Prescription Printing 4Health News:Employees Have Yet Another Reason To Lose Their Office Chairs In Favor Of A Treadmill Desk: Their Brain 2Health News:Employees Have Yet Another Reason To Lose Their Office Chairs In Favor Of A Treadmill Desk: Their Brain 3
(Date:10/22/2014)... JOLLA, Calif. , Oct. 22, 2014 ... RGLS ), a biopharmaceutical company leading the ... microRNAs, today announced that it has demonstrated ... an ongoing clinical study evaluating RG-101, a ... the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014  Indianapolis interventional medical device maker ... -based 3D visualization leader Synaptive Medical ... Annual Meeting that they have joined forces to ... collaboration is the first of its kind and ... outcomes. NICO,s BrainPath® interventional access technology and Synaptive,s ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... , Oct. 20, 2014   BioNano Genomics ... system: the ability to collect human data at 30X depth, ... single chip.  This new capability was established and demonstrated for ... Irys TM System and will be rolled ... months. BioNano will be showcasing this advancement at the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 2A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 3A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 4A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 5A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 6A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 7A Single Subcutaneous Dose of 2mg/kg of RG-101, Regulus' Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction as Monotherapy at Day 29 in Patients with Varied HCV Genotypes and Treatment H 8Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 2Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 3Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 4Indianapolis' NICO Corporation and Toronto's Synaptive Medical, Inc. Announce First-Ever Intervention-Visualization Partnership with Goal to Improve Standard of Care in Neurosurgery 5BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 2BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 3
... WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2011 The proliferation of brand ... generics to more expensive brands, will increase costs by ... for employers, unions, and state employee plans, according to ... Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA).  The use of ...
... Nov. 16, 2011   The proliferation of brand drug ... to more expensive brands, will increase costs by $308 ... unions, and state employee plans, according to new research ... Management Association (PCMA).  The use of these promotions ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Brand Drug 'Copay Coupons' Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $1 Billion in New Jersey 2Brand Drug 'Copay Coupons' Undermine Generics, Raise Health Costs by $308 Million in Arkansas 2
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: