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Oregon State University: Flame Retardant May Cause Hyperthyroidism in Cats
August 13, 2019
CORVALLIS, Oregon, Aug. 13 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Oregon State University issued the following news:

An epidemic of cats with hyperthyroidism may be explained by exposure to a chemical contained in flame retardants commonly found in furniture, according to an Oregon State University study.

The number of cats diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in 1980 was 1 in 200. Today it's estimated that 1 in 10 cats are afflicted.

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