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

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8 ppm in drinking water) results in a significant rise in arterial pressure and doubling the number of atherosclerotic plaques in the aorta pointing to the atherogenic effects of chronic lead exposure.
Although some evidence suggests that bone lead may be a risk factor in various disease states associated with chronic lead exposure, definitive correlations have not been demonstrated.
Measures of chronic lead exposure may serve as strong predictors of impaired nerve function.
In this study we investigated the effect of recent and chronic lead exposure, and its interaction with ergonomic stressors, on peripheral nerve function.
The MRS findings are consistent with the hypothesis that chronic lead exposure caused neuronal loss, which may contribute to the impairment in cognitive function.
Reproductive toxicity of chronic lead exposure in the female cynomologus monkey.
Although a mild dose-response relationship was noted among women with very high blood lead concentrations, none of the site-specific cancers examined showed a statistically significant increase in risk with chronic lead exposure.
In some studies, men with chronic lead exposure were found to have an increased percentage of sperm with abnormal morphology (49,50); decreased sperm concentration, total sperm count, and total motile sperm count (49,50); and alterations of male endocrine function (51).
Impairment of long-term potentiation and learning following chronic lead exposure.
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