London: A chemical found in food packaging could cheat a man of his virility and ability to attract females, a research said.
For instance, the study showed how male mice exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA) as babies became feminised.
Study author Cheryl Rosenfeld, associate professor at the University of Missouri, US, said the chemical had suppressed the early production of testosterone, which the females could sense.
"The BPA-exposed deer mice in our study look normal, there is nothing obviously wrong with them. Yet, they are clearly different," she said, reports the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....more
11:45 AM, Jun 30, 2011