Thursday, March 10, 2011

The Benefits of Chamomile Tea

You may recall an article I posted about the dangers of bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-like compound used to make common plastic food containers and baby bottles and to line tin cans. New research has found BPA stimulates the growth of a specific category of prostate cancer cell, potentially affecting the treatment efficacy for a subset of prostate cancers.
Specifically, the affected class of prostate cancer cell, characterized by mutated receptors for androgens (the male hormone), can proliferate in response to BPA.
Many cases of prostate cancer depend on androgens like testosterone for tumor growth and cancer cell proliferation, researchers said. A common treatment for prostate cancer includes limiting testosterone. However, patients with mutated androgen receptors may not respond to this therapy which is why exposure to BPA could potentially put them at higher risk for increased cancer cell growth. Read more...

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