University of Michigan scientists find liver tumors in mice exposed to BPA
- Posted: February 4, 2014
A new study shows a significant association between BPA and cancer development. University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers have found liver tumors in mice exposed to the chemical via their mothers during gestation and nursing.
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