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Pesticide exposure linked to heart disease
Pesticide exposure linked to heart disease (April 8, 2015 - Insidermedicine) From Portugal - Pesticide exposure may raise risk of heart disease, according to a report published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers studied fat tissue and blood samples from over 120 obese women who had undergone bariatric surgery. Researchers then used the Framingham risk score to assess participant's 10-year risk of heart disease. They found that those who had higher concentrations of environment estrogens such as DDT were also more likely to have elevated inflammation and a greater risk of heart disease
 
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