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AMCA Response To Study Linking Pyrethroid Exposure to Increased Cardiovascular Mortality

Monday, January 27, 2020   (0 Comments)
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A recent study, “Association Between Exposure to Pyrethroid Insecticides and Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in General U.S. Adult Population (Wei Bao,MD, PhD; Buyun Liu, MD, PhD; DerekW. Simonsen; Hans-Joachim Lehmler, PhD from the University of Iowa College of Public Health).” published online in December 30, 2019 in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine purports to demonstrate a link between pyrethroid exposure and increased mortality from cardiovascular disease. The study can be found at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31886824.

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