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Research & Reviews  249 results

Relationship between blood Lead status and anemia in Ugandan children with malaria infe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7666473
BMC Pediatrics; Mukisa A, Kasozi D et. al.

Nov 15th, 2020 - In Uganda, childhood anemia remains a health challenge and is associated with malaria infection as well as iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is intertwined with nutritional status, age and other comorbidities including helminths and Lead toxicity. ...

Adansonia digitata L. leaf extract attenuates lead-induced cortical histoarchitectural ...
https://doi.org/10.1515/dmdi-2020-0116
Drug Metabolism and Personalized Therapy; Atuadu V, Benneth BA et. al.

Oct 21st, 2020 - Objectives Adansonia digitata L. is popularly known for the management of various neurological diseases in ethno-medicine. Studies have shown that lead toxicity is a possible risk factor for early onset of neurodegenerative disease. Hence, this st...

Lead Toxicity in Children: An Unremitting Public Health Problem.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2020.08.005
Pediatric Neurology; Naranjo VI, Hendricks M et. al.

Oct 4th, 2020 - Lead is a pervasive environmental contaminant. Lead accumulates in the body, impairing a molecular level various cellular processes. Lead exposure during childhood causes adverse and permanent neurodevelopmental consequences, sometimes even with "...

Blood lead concentration and its associated factors in preschool children in eastern Ir...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7493850
BMC Pediatrics; Zardast M, Khorashadi-Zadeh SS et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - Lead is a toxic metal that affects almost every organ in the body. Children are more susceptible to lead toxicity because they ingest non-food items (pica), have oral exploratory habits, absorb more substantial amounts of ingested lead compared to...

Changes in inflammatory cytokines, antioxidants and liver stiffness after chelation the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7414709
BMC Gastroenterology; Teerasarntipan T, Chaiteerakij R et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Chronic exposure to lead causes lead to accumulate mainly in the liver. In vivo studies have shown that lead toxicity is related to alterations in the inflammatory response. We aimed to evaluate the association between lead poisoning and liver fib...

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Guidelines  4 results

Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2720691
Reuben,A.,et al

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Question: Is childhood lead exposure associated with the risk of mental illness or difficult personality traits in adulthood? Findings: In this longitudinal cohort study of 579 New Zealand children followed up for more than 30 years, greater lead ...

2017 HRS Expert Consensus Statement on Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Lead Man...
https://www.hrsonline.org/Policy-Payment/Clinical-Guidelines-Documents/2017-HRS-Expert-Consensus-Statement-on-Cardiovascular-Implantable-Electronic-Device-Lead-Management-and-Extraction
Fred M. Kusumoto

Sep 13th, 2017 - The statement focuses on identifying the presence of lead malfunction, deciding on whether to abandon or to extract a lead that is no longer clinically necessary or at higher risk for failure, offering guidance on whether a cardiovascular implanta.

Workplace Lead Exposure
http://www.acoem.org/uploadedFiles/Public_Affairs/Policies_And_Position_Statements/Guidelines/Position_Statements/Workplace_Lead_Exposure.pdf
Michael G. Holland, David Cawthon

Nov 30th, 2016 - Lead poisoning causes adverse health effects in adults and children in a dose-dependent fashion. Workplace lead exposures below the current permissible exposure limit (PEL) that result in blood lead levels (BLLs) much lower than those permitted by.

Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-1493
Pediatrics

Jun 21st, 2016 - Blood lead concentrations have decreased dramatically in US children over the past 4 decades, but too many children still live in housing with deteriorated lead-based paint and are at risk for lead exposure with resulting lead-associated cognitive...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  261 results

Relationship between blood Lead status and anemia in Ugandan children with malaria infe...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7666473
BMC Pediatrics; Mukisa A, Kasozi D et. al.

Nov 15th, 2020 - In Uganda, childhood anemia remains a health challenge and is associated with malaria infection as well as iron deficiency. Iron deficiency is intertwined with nutritional status, age and other comorbidities including helminths and Lead toxicity. ...

Adansonia digitata L. leaf extract attenuates lead-induced cortical histoarchitectural ...
https://doi.org/10.1515/dmdi-2020-0116
Drug Metabolism and Personalized Therapy; Atuadu V, Benneth BA et. al.

Oct 21st, 2020 - Objectives Adansonia digitata L. is popularly known for the management of various neurological diseases in ethno-medicine. Studies have shown that lead toxicity is a possible risk factor for early onset of neurodegenerative disease. Hence, this st...

Lead Toxicity in Children: An Unremitting Public Health Problem.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2020.08.005
Pediatric Neurology; Naranjo VI, Hendricks M et. al.

Oct 4th, 2020 - Lead is a pervasive environmental contaminant. Lead accumulates in the body, impairing a molecular level various cellular processes. Lead exposure during childhood causes adverse and permanent neurodevelopmental consequences, sometimes even with "...

Blood lead concentration and its associated factors in preschool children in eastern Ir...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7493850
BMC Pediatrics; Zardast M, Khorashadi-Zadeh SS et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - Lead is a toxic metal that affects almost every organ in the body. Children are more susceptible to lead toxicity because they ingest non-food items (pica), have oral exploratory habits, absorb more substantial amounts of ingested lead compared to...

Changes in inflammatory cytokines, antioxidants and liver stiffness after chelation the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7414709
BMC Gastroenterology; Teerasarntipan T, Chaiteerakij R et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Chronic exposure to lead causes lead to accumulate mainly in the liver. In vivo studies have shown that lead toxicity is related to alterations in the inflammatory response. We aimed to evaluate the association between lead poisoning and liver fib...

see more →

News  9 results

The End of the Road for Lead Screening?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913057

May 20th, 2019 - How Much Should We Worry About Lead? Five years ago, the residents of Flint, Michigan, saw a startling change in their drinking water. It had turned brown, foul-smelling, and bad-tasting. Eventually we learned why. To save money, the city's water ...

Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2720691
Reuben,A.,et al

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Question: Is childhood lead exposure associated with the risk of mental illness or difficult personality traits in adulthood? Findings: In this longitudinal cohort study of 579 New Zealand children followed up for more than 30 years, greater lead ...

High Lead Levels From Old Bullet Fragments
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/133138/trauma/high-lead-levels-old-bullet-fragments
Jan Dyer

Mar 8th, 2017 - Bullets and bullet fragments are not always removed if they don’t threaten the injured person’s life. But “retained” bullet fragments (RBFs) can lead to nonspecific symptoms of lead toxicity years later, such as, fatigue, abdominal pain, and memor.

AAP Statement Targets Lead Toxicity in Childhood
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/865119

Jun 20th, 2016 - A new policy statement from the Council on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) aims to prevent lead toxicity in US children. The statement, published online June 20 in Pediatrics, especially targets US preschoolers who...

AAP Statement Targets Lead Toxicity in Childhood
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/865119

Jun 20th, 2016 - A new policy statement from the Council on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) aims to prevent lead toxicity in US children. The statement, published online June 20 in Pediatrics, especially targets US preschoolers who...

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