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Disease Heavy Metal Poisoning

These are exposure studies associated with the disease and all of its children.

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  Reference Associated Study Title Author's Summary Study Factors Stressor Receptors Country Medium Exposure Marker Measurements Outcome
1. Ferron MM, et al. (2012). The present study aimed to estimate the prevalence of environmental lead poisoning in children and to identify associated factors, as well as possible sources of lead contamination in the area. age | socioeconomic status Lead Children Brazil blood Lead Details Lead Poisoning
2. Caravanos J, et al. (2016). This study sought to characterize the number of years lost due to illness, disability, or early death from lead exposure in Argentina, Mexico, and Uruguay. Lead Study subjects Argentina|Mexico|
Uruguay
blood | soil Lead Details Lead Poisoning
3. Rajan P, et al. (2007). Normative Aging Study (NAS) We observed a deleterious association between current and cumulative lead burden and risk of psychiatric symptoms. At a given cumulative lead burden, participants with the ALAD 1-1 genotype appeared to be at greater risk than participants who were carriers of at least one variant ALAD allele. genetics Lead Subjects with gene influence:ALAD | Veterans United States blood | bone | patella | tibia Lead Details Lead Poisoning, Nervous System | Mental Disorders
4. No authors listed. (2009). Persons employed in high-risk lead-related occupations can transport lead dust home from a worksite through clothing, shoes, tools, or vehicles. Lead Children United States automobile | blood | child safety seat Lead Details Lead Poisoning
5. Haefliger P, et al. (2009). Our investigations revealed a mass lead intoxication that occurred through inhalation and ingestion of soil and dust heavily contaminated with lead as a result of informal and unsafe used lead-acid batteries recycling. Lead Children | Subjects with disease:Lead Poisoning | Study subjects Senegal blood Lead Details Death | Lead Poisoning, Nervous System, Childhood
6. Cecil KM, et al. (2011). Cincinnati Lead Study Gray-matter N-acetyl aspartate reductions associated with increasing childhood blood lead levels suggest that sustained childhood lead exposure produces an irreversible pattern of neuronal dysfunction, whereas associated white-matter choline declines indicate a permanent alteration to myelin architecture. Lead Study subjects United States Lead Details Lead Poisoning, Nervous System | metabolic process
7. Palaniappan K, et al. (2011). Among urban Indian children, higher blood lead levels are associated with decreased visual-motor abilities, particularly visual-motor integration. Lead Children India blood Lead Details Lead Poisoning, Nervous System, Childhood | behavior
8. No authors listed. (2013). Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES) Adverse health effects associated with very high blood lead levels underscore the need for increased efforts to prevent lead exposure at workplaces and in communities. Lead Study subjects | Workers United States blood Lead Details Lead Poisoning
9. Dooyema CA, et al. (2012). The high levels of environmental contamination, percentage of children < 5 years of age with elevated blood lead levels (97%, > 45 micrograms per deciliter), and incidence of convulsions among children before death (82%) suggest that most of the recent childhood deaths in the two surveyed villages were caused by acute lead poisoning from gold ore-processing activities. Lead | Manganese | Mercury Children Nigeria blood Lead | Manganese | Mercury Details Lead Poisoning
10. Peplow D, et al. (2012). Results showed the Wayana were at a high lifetime risk of adverse effects from dietary exposure to mercury diet Mercury Study subjects Suriname hair Mercury Details Mercury Poisoning
11. Langley R, et al. (2014). Notes from the Field: Elemental Mercury Spill in School Bus and Residence - North Carolina, 2013 Mercury Children | Study subjects | Workers United States blood Mercury Details Mercury Poisoning
12. Koirala S, et al. (2015). Acute mercury poisoning after home gold and silver smelting Mercury Study subjects United States blood Mercury Details Mercury Poisoning | Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
13. Yokoo EM, et al. (2003). This study suggests that adults exposed to methylmercury may be at risk for deficits in neurocognitive function. Methylmercury Compounds Study subjects Brazil hair Methylmercury Compounds Details Cognition Disorders | Mercury Poisoning, Nervous System | cognition
14. Winnik L, et al. (2004). The aim of this study was the presentation of the chronic tetraethyl lead poisoning of a four-person family. Tetraethyl Lead Children | Subjects with disease:Hallucinations | Study subjects Poland serum Lead Details Lead Poisoning, Nervous System, Adult
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