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ALLMedicine™ Lead Toxicity Center

Research & Reviews  105 results

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...

Single-atom Pt-I3 sites on all-inorganic Cs2SnI6 perovskite for efficient photocatalyti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8292376
Nature Communications; Zhou P, Chen H et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Organic-inorganic lead halide perovskites are a new class of semiconductor materials with great potential in photocatalytic hydrogen production, however, their development is greatly plagued by their low photocatalytic activity, instability of org...

Prevalence of lead toxicity in adolescents in Kuwait.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8220793
BMC Public Health; Jallad R, Rao MS et. al.

Jun 24th, 2021 - Elevated blood lead level (EBLL) is a public health problem in both developing and industrialized countries. Being a petrochemical-based economy, lead (Pb) levels are expected to be high in Kuwait, but systematic data on population exposure are la...

The Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic Restrictions on Lead Screening in a Primary Care Clinic.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedhc.2021.03.004
Journal of Pediatric Health Care : Official Publication O... Loza AJ, Doolittle BR

Jun 15th, 2021 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has disrupted outpatient pediatrics, postponing well-child care to address immediate patient safety concerns. Screening for lead toxicity is a critical component of this care. Children may be at increased risk f...

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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  11 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 ...

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.

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.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...

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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