Sunday, March 25, 2012

Swedish study links PCBs and pesticides to diabetes in the elderly

According to a recent report by Chemical Watch:
"Research has shown that elderly people with type-2 diabetes are more likely to have higher levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides in their blood, indicating that environmental exposure to these substances substantially increases the risk of developing diabetes in an ageing population."
Read the full report here.

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