Persistent Organic Pollutants and Inflammatory Markers in a Cross-Sectional Study of Elderly Swedish People: The PIVUS Cohort

@inproceedings{Kumar2014PersistentOP,
  title={Persistent Organic Pollutants and Inflammatory Markers in a Cross-Sectional Study of Elderly Swedish People: The PIVUS Cohort},
  author={Jitender Kumar and P Monica Lind and Samira Salihovic and Bert van Bavel and Erik Ingelsson and Lars Lind},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are compounds that are generated through various industrial activities and released in the surrounding environment. Different animal studies have shown effects of different POPs on various inflammatory markers. OBJECTIVE Because very few studies have been conducted in humans, we assessed the associations between different POPs and inflammatory markers in a large population-based sample of elderly men and women (all 70 years of age) from Sweden… CONTINUE READING
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