Exposure to household chemical may raise cardiac risk - NewsMedical.net

Exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) may be associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD), say researchers.


Debrabrata Mukherjee (Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, USA) writes in an accompanying editorial: "These results contribute to the evolving data on the adverse health effects of PFOA, suggesting that PFOA exposure may be potentially related to CVD."

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