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Research & Reviews  115 results

Cabbage juice protect against lead-induced liver and kidney damage in male Wistar rat.
https://doi.org/10.1080/1354750X.2021.2022210
Biomarkers : Biochemical Indicators of Exposure, Response... Asiwe JN, Kolawole TA et. al.

Jan 4th, 2022 - Liver and kidney has been implicated in Lead toxicity and this has been linked to oxidative damage. On the other hand, cabbage is one of the widely consumed vegetables with a plethora of health benefits. This present study investigated the protect...

Effects of environmental and occupational lead toxicity and its association with iron m...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.taap.2021.115794
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology; Słota M, Wąsik M et. al.

Nov 16th, 2021 - Discrepancies are present in the findings from clinical trials evaluating a physiological role of iron status in the lead-exposed population. The purpose of this article was to summarize the current understanding of cellular mechanisms of lead tox...

Lead encephalopathy in an adult opioid abuser.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8454275
BMJ Case Reports; Suleman F, Shoukat K et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - A 38-year-old man presented at the emergency department with abdominal pain, vomiting, generalised weakness and altered consciousness. He had been ingesting opioids for over 5 years and had several past hospital admissions for abdominal pain. His ...

Health repercussions of environmental exposure to lead: Methylation perspective.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tox.2021.152927
Toxicology Shiek SS, Mani MS et. al.

Sep 8th, 2021 - Lead (Pb) exposure has been a major public health concern for a long time now due to its permanent adverse effects on the human body. The process of lead toxicity has still not been fully understood, but recent advances in Omics technology have en...

Environmental assessment of pediatric Lead exposure in Tehran; a prospective cross-sect...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8296531
BMC Public Health; Ahangar H, Karimdoost A et. al.

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Ingestion and inhalation are common routes of exposure for lead in humans. Developing countries still have unacceptably high rates of lead toxicity, especially in children. Studies on probable risk factors of lead poisoning in Iranian children are...

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Guidelines  1 results

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

Jun 22nd, 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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News  14 results

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

May 21st, 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 ...

What to Do When a Child Has a Toxic Exposure
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/882498

Jul 17th, 2017 - I'm Dr Jessica Weiland, a toxicology fellow at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and a practicing physician. I am pleased to join you today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape. Although taking a thorough envi...

What to Do When a Child Has a Toxic Exposure
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/882498

Jul 17th, 2017 - I'm Dr Jessica Weiland, a toxicology fellow at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and a practicing physician. I am pleased to join you today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape. Although taking a thorough envi...

Clinical Trends for July 2016
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/865426_4

Jul 29th, 2016 - Clinical Trend of the Week (July 2-8): Flint Michigan A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responsible for the increase in this week's top search term. The study found that the prevalence of blood lead levels ≥ ...

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

Jun 21st, 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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