Associations between plasma persistent organic pollutant levels and blood pressure in Inuit adults from Nunavik.

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BACKGROUND Recent evidence suggests that exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) increases the risk of hypertension in environmentally exposed populations. High POP levels have been detected in Arctic populations and the exposure is related to high consumption of fish and marine mammals, which represent the traditional diet of these populations… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.envint.2013.06.019

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@article{Valra2013AssociationsBP, title={Associations between plasma persistent organic pollutant levels and blood pressure in Inuit adults from Nunavik.}, author={B{\'e}atriz Val{\'e}ra and Pierre Ayotte and Paul Poirier and {\'E}ric Dewailly}, journal={Environment international}, year={2013}, volume={59}, pages={282-9} }