Secondhand smoke exposure may harm teens' kidneys

04/8/2013 | DailyRx.com

U.S. researchers evaluated data on 7,516 12- to 17-year-olds and found that an increase in cotinine levels was linked to a decline in the estimated glomerular filtration rate. While the study, published in the journal Pediatrics, suggests that exposure to secondhand smoke may affect kidney health, it failed to provide conclusive evidence that such exposure was associated with kidney disease.

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