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Cumulative Community-Level Lead Exposure and Pulse Pressure: The Normative Aging Study
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2007)
Background: Pulse pressure increases with age in industrialized societies as a manifestation of arterial stiffening. Lead accumulates in the vasculature and is associated with vascular oxidative stress, which can promote ...
Black Carbon Exposure, Oxidative Stress Genes, and Blood Pressure in a Repeated-measures Study
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009)
Background: Particulate matter (PM) air pollution has been associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, and elevated blood pressure (BP) is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease. A small number of studies ...