Relationship between high PCB levels in the bloodstream and premature death


A new interdisciplinary study shows that there is a correlation between high levels of PCBs in the bloodstream and premature death. The study is one of the line from a more than ten-year interdisciplinary collaboration between the professors Lars Lind and Monica Lind at the Department of Medical Sciences at Uppsala University and the Academic Hospital as well as environmental chemists at Örebro University, which show health risks with PCB:s although they have been banned for a long time.

Read more in the press release from Uppsala University's communications department (only available in Swedish).

Read the scientific article here (available open access).