EPA/DHA Intake Linked to Lower Risk for Myocardial Infarction Related to PCB Exposure
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- This is the first prospective cohort study that determined if a relationship between PCB exposure and risk for myocardial infarction exists in men, and if such an association is sensitive to the dietary intake of EPA and DHA.
- The study reports that PCB exposure is linked to a higher risk for myocardial infarction in a large group of adult Swedish men followed for 12 years.
- Adult men with a higher EPA/DHA intake had a lower incidence of myocardial infarction associated with PCB exposure.