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Charleston Gazette: Study Links C8 Exposure To Liver Damage
January 4, 2010, 2:57 pm
Filed under: News

By Ken Ward Jr., Staff writer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Those with increased levels of the chemical C8 in the blood are more likely to exhibit early signs of liver disease, a new scientific study reports.

The study examined liver enzymes in the blood of more than 2,200 Americans. Blood samples were taken as part of the U.S. National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey, a U.S. Centers for Disease Control program used to study the health status of the general American population.

Scientists from several Taiwanese medical institutions wrote the paper, which was published earlier this month in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Gastroenterology.

 Read further at http://wvgazette.com/News/200912280398

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