Tonen 10 resultaat (s)

HEALTH EFFECTS – lead poisining 2

Bone Tissue As blood travels through the bones, lead from the blood is deposited into the bone tissue. Lead blocks your body’s natural process of making new blood cells. Lead also competes with calcium in the bone. Calcium is released from bone tissue as our bodies need it. If lead is there instead of calcium, …

Exclusive: CDC considers lowering threshold level for lead exposure

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-lead-cdc/exclusive-cdc-considers-lowering-threshold-level-for-lead-exposure-idUSKBN14J160 HEALTH NEWSDECEMBER 30, 2016 / 1:49 PM / 3 YEARS AGO Joshua Schneyer, M.B. Pell NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering lowering its threshold for elevated childhood blood lead levels by 30 percent, a shift that could help health practitioners identify more children afflicted by the heavy …

SATURNISME

http://loodinamsterdamnoord.nl/Gez205 Saturnisme, een ziekte die wordt veroorzaakt door loodvergiftiging, wordt sinds de jaren zestig algemeen erkend als een probleem voor de volksgezondheid. Ten gevolge van verschillende milieubeschermende maatregelen (zie: Etiologie), is de frequentie van saturnisme in de loop van de voorbije twee decennia gelukkig gedaald. Niettemin hebben verschillende studies in Europa aangetoond dat kinderen en …

ATSDR – Division of Toxicology and Environmental Medicine (CDC) – cas# 7439-92-1

https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/PHS/PHS.asp?id=92&tid=22 This Public Health Statement is the summary chapter from the Toxicological Profile for Lead. It is one in a series of Public Health Statements about hazardous substances and their health effects. A shorter version, the ToxFAQs™, is also available. This information is important because this substance may harm you. The effects of exposure to …

Lead in Drinking Water and Human Blood Lead Levels in the United States (CDC)

http://loodinamsterdamnoord.nl/su6104a1 SupplementsAugust 10, 2012 / 61(04);1-9 Mary Jean Brown, ScD Stephen Margolis, PhD Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health Corresponding author: Mary Jean Brown, ScD, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F-60, Atlanta, GA 30084. Telephone: 770-488-3300; Fax: 770-488-3635; E-mail: mjb5@cdc.gov. Introduction Lead is a pervasive …