Navigation Links
Study of Infants in Neonatal ICU Shows Low BPA Exposures Are Well Within Safe Limits
Date:2/17/2013

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published today in Pediatrics attempted to determine whether feeding sources (breast milk or formula) or needed medical devices were the sources of BPA exposure among premature infants under medical care in a hospital intensive care unit.  The study authors, Duty, et. al, tested urine samples from infants to determine exposure levels and noted whether the infants were exposed to "high-intensity" or "low-intensity" treatment with medical devices. The following statement on the topic can be attributed to Steven G. Hentges , Ph.D., of the Polycarbonate/BPA Global Group of the American Chemistry Council.

"Balancing the benefits and risks of any medical treatment is especially important when an infant's life is at stake and this study found that exposures to BPA from the use of life-saving medical equipment on premature infants in the NICU were low and well within safe limits established by regulators. The findings are consistent with an earlier study from some of the same researchers, which noted: 'More impor­tant, our findings suggest that even premature infants have some capacity to conjugate (process) BPA.'  Combined with more extensive studies, the available evidence indicates that even premature infants have the capability to quickly metabolize and eliminate BPA from the body, similar to adults.

"The BPA exposures for all of the infants in this study are short-term, limited to the time when life-saving medical treatment is necessary, and well below government-set safe intake limits for BPA, which are conservatively set. The authors acknowledge that exposures were 'below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reference dose (RfD) (dose below which no adverse health effects should result from a lifetime of exposure).'

"Overall, the results of this study are consistent with U.S. Food and Drug Admi
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Chemistry Council
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Study Finds Utilizing Integrated Medical and Pharmacy Data Improves Ability to Forecast Use of High-cost Specialty Treatments
2. Study Showed Patients Treated With The miraDry© System Experienced 82 Percent Sweat Reduction On Average
3. Asubio Initiates Landmark Clinical Study in Spinal Cord Injury
4. New Veridex Alliance Drives Study Of Circulating Tumor Cells In Men With Metastatic Prostate Cancer
5. Shingles Vaccine is Safe, According to New Study
6. Structural Trends to Profoundly Change Life Sciences Industry, Genpact Study Shows
7. Argos Therapeutics Secures $25 million Series D Financing to Commence Phase 3 ADAPT Study in Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (mRCC) in Mid-2012
8. Anthera Announces the Completion of Patient Dosing in Phase 2b PEARL-SC Study
9. Omthera Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 3 EVOLVE Study
10. Accuray Launches First Study to Compare CyberKnife® SBRT to Surgery and IMRT for Treatment of Early-Stage Prostate Cancer
11. Interim results of VITOBA™ (VImpaT® added to One Baseline AED) Study Presented at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/22/2015)... , May 22, 2015 /CNW/ - More than fifty years ... treat morning sickness in expectant mothers. Tragically, Thalidomide caused serious ... families. Support has been provided to survivors ... of Canada in 1991 and settlements ... of a legal obligation to provide support, we have a ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... ORLANDO, Fla. , May 22, 2015 ... Copay Assistance Program. This program provides financial assistance for ... "We are pleased to announce the addition of the ... programs," stated Mark McGreevy , executive director. "With ... mission and vision of a world where no one ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... May 22, 2015 The North American ... and is estimated to reach $90.7 million by 2019, at ... Browse through the TOC of North America Dental Lasers Market ... help of various tables and figures. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-dental-lasers-1771208223.html ... on this report.   Dental lasers are ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Statement from Minister Ambrose on Thalidomide 2Statement from Minister Ambrose on Thalidomide 3The Assistance Fund Adds Melanoma Assistance Program 2North America Dental Lasers Market is Expected to Reach $90.7 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 9.2% From 2014 to 2019 2North America Dental Lasers Market is Expected to Reach $90.7 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 9.2% From 2014 to 2019 3
... ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 27 The National ... Therapeutics, Inc. as,an award winner in the Commerce ... announced today that $2 million,was awarded to the ... osteoporosis, bone cancer, bone fractures, and,other bone disorders. ...
... Require Further Investigations," Says ... Dissenting Panel Member, ... (CDC),study on the relationship between mercury (thimerosal) in vaccines and,children,s ... external consultants, Sallie Bernard, Executive Director of,SafeMinds. "Early Thimerosal ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NIST Awards $2 Million to Velcura Therapeutics, Inc. for Innovative Technology R&D - Dual-Action Therapies for Bone Disease 2Vaccine Study in New England Journal of Medicine Wrong in Concluding Mercury Exposures are Harmless, States SafeMinds 2
(Date:5/24/2015)... Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) May 24, 2015 ... sees many patients for concerns about hair loss. Although ... it is clear that there are environmental factors such ... hormone that can contribute. Since they offer a comprehensive ... of the peri and post-menopausal woman, they can help ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... May 24, 2015 Scientists with Cardno ... on air quality compliance issues that may have raised ... Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the ... , The group found airborne asbestos levels well above ... between 1984 and 2011. , “Asbestos compliance sampling data ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... May 24, 2015 ProPin is a ... Cut Pro X. Utilize ProPin to pin point locations on ... scene. , ProPin allows users to choose from 30 ... FCPX. With on-screen controls, video editors can easily manipulate ProPin ... pin and mark with absolute ease. , Using ProPin is easy, ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... Lake Geneva, WI (PRWEB) May 24, ... Bea Mercy Health System CEO ... their principal and honored at the ... event held April 15 at Geneva ... include (by school): ,     -Badger High ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... 23, 2015 On May 13, Nithyananda ... a youngster's yogic power learned through meditation and initiation ... in Bangalore, India. , Yogamaatha, a nine-year-old girl from ... high profile professionals attending the 2015 Business Advocacy Summit ... -- blindfolded. , In a demonstration that lasted ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Women's Excellence Now Treats Menopausal Hair Loss 2Health News:New Analysis Finds Too Many Employers Ignored OSHA Asbestos Guidelines, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Developers at Pixel Film Studios Release ProPin for Final Cut Pro X. 2Health News:Mercy Foundation Honors 16 Students for Making a Difference - Mercy Health System Javon Bea 2Health News:Nine-Year-Old Reads Blindfolded at Business Advocacy Summit 2Health News:Nine-Year-Old Reads Blindfolded at Business Advocacy Summit 3
... , , CLEVELAND, Aug. 12 The ... Fogarty Jerse to its legal department. Jerse will serve as General ... as Deputy General Counsel for the health system. , , ... breadth of legal expertise that Shannon brings to this new position," ...
... survey found , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- ... according to the results of a patient survey. , ... who had two types of cervical neck operations -- ... the surgery, 86.4 percent of the patients reported headaches ...
... , NEW YORK, Aug. 12 Gloria ... Ogilvy Healthworld North America, have been appointed Joint Worldwide CEOs of ... , , In making the announcement, Mr. Young ... are also very complementary individuals. Their joint mandate is to ...
... ... technology talent pool, flexible business culture and long history of technology innovation to enhance ... ... leader in operational endpoint management and security, today announced the expansion of its global ...
... , BOSTON, Aug. 12 With obesity now the ... weight loss is more critical than ever. According to a new ... r nal of the American Dietetic Association , portion and ... facilitating medically significant weight loss. , , The ...
... , SWARTZ CREEK, Mich., Aug. 12 Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy announced ... 500, Inc.,s annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in ... the nation is an amazing achievement, the additional details are even more resounding," ... are these: , , , Of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sisters of Charity Health System Welcomes Shannon Fogarty Jerse as Deputy General Counsel 2Health News:Sisters of Charity Health System Welcomes Shannon Fogarty Jerse as Deputy General Counsel 3Health News:Surgery for Neck Pain May Also Relieve Headaches 2Health News:Joint Worldwide CEO's of Ogilvy Healthworld Named 2Health News:Lumension Expands Global Footprint and Strengthens Capabilities with the Opening of a New Development Office in Ireland 2Health News:Lumension Expands Global Footprint and Strengthens Capabilities with the Opening of a New Development Office in Ireland 3Health News:New Published Diet Study Reveals Meal Replacements as Top Strategy for Weight Loss 2Health News:Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Honored By Inc. Magazine As One Of The Nation's Fastest-Growing Companies 2
The Eppendorf Maxipettor is a continuously adjustable pipette for precise pipetting of volumes up to 10 ml (in 10 l increments). Even liquids with a high vapor pressure or viscosity can be pipetted w...
... lightweight and balanced for smooth, one-handed control. ... comfort, reducing fatigue in even the longest ... physician to easily steer the catheter through ... one finger. Reflexion's auto-lock technology keeps the ...
The True Non-Compliant Balloon....
... Jude Medical's universal programmer platform, the ... in combination with St. Jude Medical® ... for emerging indications. Features a ... active matrix LCD screen Programmer offers ...
Medicine Products: