lead poisoning

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toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system

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Chronic lead exposure results in decreased nitric oxide and impaired nitric oxide signaling, alterations in vasoactive prostaglandins, alterations in the renin-angiotensin system, and alteration of multiple molecules involved in endothelial and vascular function in vitro and in vivo in rats (Rodriguez-Iturbe et al.
Association of blood lead concentration with hypertension (HTN): Several epidemiological and clinical studies have found a link between chronic lead exposure and elevated blood pressure (1).
Because bone lead serves as a biomarker of cumulative lead exposure, it may be a better predictor of adverse health effects associated with chronic lead exposure.
The effects of chronic lead exposure on reactivity to frustrative nonreward in rats.
Radiographs revealed prominent epiphyseal lines in the lower extremities, consistent with chronic lead exposure.
Columbia University research documents that 68% of children have chronic lead exposure leading to IQ loss, attention and behavior disorders.
1989), and chronic lead exposure in rats has been found to induce astrogliosis in the hippocampus and cerebellum (Selvin-Testa et al.
For example, chronic lead exposure has been shown to exacerbate reactivity to primary (Nation, Baker, Fantasia, Ruscher, & Clark, 1987) and secondary (Nation, Clark, Bourgeois, & Rogers, 1982) aversive stimuli.
Researchers from the Center for Occupational and Environmental Neurology in Baltimore now report that the impact of chronic lead exposure is augmented by concomitant ergonomic stress [EHP 113:1730-1734].
In this study we investigated the effect of recent and chronic lead exposure, and its interaction with ergonomic stressors, on peripheral nerve function.
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