Our study found another good reason for donating blood

You might have heard of 'forever chemicals' or PFAS — a synthetic chemical found in certain legacy firefighting foams, non-stick pans, carpets, clothes and stain- or water-resistant materials and paints.

PFAS stands for “per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances”.

These molecules, made up of chains of carbon and fluorine atoms, are nicknamed forever chemicals because they don’t degrade in our bodies.

There is global concern