Lead poisoning
Lead poisoning (also known as plumbism, colica pictorum, saturnism, Devon colic, or painter's colic) is a type of metal poisoning and a medical condition in humans and other vertebrates caused by incr...
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Researchers Discover Evidence That Lead Exposure In Mothers Can Affect Future Generation
A team of researchers at Wayne State University have discovered that mothers with high levels of lead in their blood not only affect the fetal cells of their unborn children, but also their grandchild...
Animal lead poisoning
Animal lead poisoning (also known as avian plumbism, or avian saturnism for birds) is a veterinary condition and pathology caused by increased levels of the heavy metal lead in animal's body.Lead inte...
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2009 Chinese lead poisoning scandal
The 2009 Chinese lead poisoning scandal occurred in the Shaanxi province of China when pollution from a lead plant poisoned children in the surrounding area. Over 850 were affected. Villagers have acc...
Blood lead level
Blood lead level (BLL), is a measure of lead in the blood. It is measured in micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood (μg/dL); 10 µg/dL is equivalent to 0.48 micromoles per liter (µmol/L).
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Zamfara State lead poisoning epidemic
A series of lead poisonings in Zamfara State, Nigeria, led to the deaths of at least 163 people between March and June 2010, including 111 children. Health ministry figures state the discovery of 355 ...
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds
The Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds, or African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) is an independent international treaty developed under the auspices of the UN...
Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds - Wikipedia
Lead contamination in Oakland
Lead contamination in Oakland represents a serious and persistent public health threat. Significant portions of the City of Oakland, California have soil lead levels far in excess of 400 ppm, the leve...
Burton line
The Burton line or Burtonian line is a clinical sign found in patients with lead poisoning. It is a thin, grey-blue line visible along the margin of the gums, at the base of the teeth.The sign was des...
Romani people in Kosovska Mitrovica refugee camps
There are currently (as of 2008) about 500-700 Romani people in Mitrovica refugee camps. These three camps were created by the UN in Kosovo. The camps are based around disused heavy metals mines which...
Romani people in Kosovska Mitrovica refugee camps - Wikipedia
Marc Edwards (civil engineering professor)
Marc Edwards (born 1964) is a civil engineering/environmental engineer and the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech.An expert on water treatment and co...
Lead contamination in Washington, D.C. drinking water
The discovery of widespread lead contamination in Washington, D.C. drinking water resulted in a Congressional investigation that damaged the scientific reputation of the Centers for Disease Control an...
Lead contamination in Washington, D.C. drinking water - Wikipedia
Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance
The US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health funds the Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES) program, a state-based surveillance program of laboratory-reported adult b...
Devon colic
Devon colic was a condition that afflicted people in Devon during parts of the 17th and 18th centuries before it was discovered to be lead poisoning.The first written account of the colic comes from 1...
Devon colic - Wikipedia