Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Arsenic in drinking water may change heart structure raising risk of heart disease


News Release 7-May-2019
Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health

Drinking water that is contaminated with arsenic may lead to thickening of the heart's main pumping chamber in young adults, according to a new study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. This structural change increases the risk for future heart problems. The findings are published online in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, an American Heart Association journal.


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