Poisoning widely Under School-Aged Children in Uganda leadResearchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that near the near the Kiteezi landfill in Kampala, blood lead levels almost 20 times as high as the typical lead level found in U.S. Children. The the current issue of the current issue of Environmental Health Perspectives.
Led by Leonardo Trasande, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics and Co-Director of Children’s Environmental Health Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, researchers 163 children aged four to eight rated from nine schools in the vicinity of Kiteezi landfill, known to known to contain high levels of lead and other heavy metals. They found that 20.5 % of the children elevated blood lead levels had greater than 10 micrograms, the level believed to cause developmental disorders and mental retardation. ‘May be as high levels of lead exposure seriously hinder the development of the brain,’said Dr. Trasande. Was 3. ‘.With permission of to can use the entire Kaiser Daily Health policy coverage show Search for and, or sign up for mail infeed for Emperor Daily Health Policy Report strongly supports kaiser network. A free service from of The Henry J. Publishes. Kaiser Family Foundation.
New research shows people with Alzheimer, which big heads are improved memory and mind than those of with the disease, that have to have smaller heads even if they in the same amount of death to brain cells have due to the disease. Research will 13th in the July 2010 Publication from neurologists, the medical journal of University of Colorado Denver released. ‘These results are add a by weight of the theory of the brain reserve , or the individual capacity resist alterations in the brain,’said study author Harry Perneczky on University of Technology in Munich in Germany. ‘Our findings even the importance of optimal development of the brain very early in life stress as the brain reaches 93 per cent its final size at age six. ‘.