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Variants in iron metabolism genes predict higher blood lead levels in young children
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2008)
Background: Given the association between iron deficiency and lead absorption, we hypothesized that variants in iron metabolism genes would predict higher blood lead levels in young children. Objective: We examined the ...
Fetal Lead Exposure at Each Stage of Pregnancy as a Predictor of Infant Mental Development
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2006)
Background: The impact of prenatal lead exposure on neurodevelopment remains unclear in terms of consistency, the trimester of greatest vulnerability, and the best method for estimating fetal lead exposure. Objective: We ...