|Title||Heavy Metals, Cardiovascular Disease, and the Unexpected Benefits of Chelation Therapy|
|Journal||Journal of the American College of Cardiology|
|Authors||Lamas GA, Navas-Acien A, Mark DB, Lee KL|
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This review summarizes evidence from 2 lines of research previously thought to be unrelated: the unexpectedly positive results of TACT (Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy), and a body of epidemiological data showing that accumulation of biologically active metals, such as lead and cadmium, is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease.