Tag Archives: BPA

Possible link of plastics chemical BPA to miscarriage and infertility

Written on October 15, 2013 at 9:55 am, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

As study presented at ASRM 2013 in Boston and reported in the Washington Post suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

BPA, short for bisphenol-A, and certain other environmental chemicals can have very weak, hormone-like …

A danger to men’s fertility: BPA in plastic bottles

Written on June 27, 2011 at 1:28 pm, by Dr. Arthur Wisot FACOG

Two recent articles outline potential dangers to mens fertility from environmental causes.

In a study performed on mice reported in Science Daily, daily exposure to a chemical that is prevalent in the human environment, bisphenol A (BPA), causes lowered fertility in male mice. 

Mice that received daily BPA injections for two months had lower sperm counts and testosterone levels …