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BPA analogs increase blood pressure in animal study

Key clinical point: Bisphenol-A replacement chemicals may carry risks similar to those of bisphenol-A itself.

Major finding: Average blood pressure increase, compared with controls, ranged as high as 8 mm Hg in some measures.

Study details: A prospective, randomized animal study (n = 20).

Disclosures: Dr. MohanKumar and colleagues reported having no relevant financial disclosures. Dr. Sargis also reported having no conflicts of interest.


MohanKumar P et al. ENDO 2020, Abstract 719.