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New Study Links Phthalates to Cardiovascular Disease

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phthalates and cardiovascular disease

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  • Using an animal model, scientists have identified one mechanism phthalates use to drive dyslipidemia and cardiovascular disease — by impacting the nuclear pregnane X receptor (PXR), part of the body's defense against foreign chemicals


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