Chemicals found on receipts possible danger to male hormone levels

A new study released in the London Telegraph suggests there are enough chemicals on some cash register receipts to suppress male hormones within the body.

Bisphenol A is used to make ink visible on heat-sensitive paper, and it is ingested when men handle the paper, and then touch their mouths or food.

Urologist professor Frank Sommer said that in the long term, the habit could lead to less sex drive and reduced potency. (680News 6.29.2010)

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