Study links chemicals to spike in teens' cholesterol levels

September 7, 2010

It is said to be the first study that takes an in-depth look at an association between these chemicals known as PFAAs and health effects in children.

Scientist's say they found a positive association between these chemicals and total cholesterol. As the blood levels of these chemicals increased, so did cholesterol.

Scientist's say more research is needed to determine the exact link.

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