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.

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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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