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Manganese neurotoxicity, a continuum of dysfunction: results from a community based study.
Excessive manganese (Mn) has been associated with neurobehavioral deficits and neurological and/or neuropsychiatric illness, but the level at which this metal can cause adverse neurotoxic effects,Expand
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Neurotoxic effects of low-level methylmercury contamination in the Amazonian Basin.
Many studies have demonstrated mercury contamination in the Amazonian ecosystem, particularly in fish, a dietary mainstay of populations in this region. The present study focused on potential healthExpand
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Sequential analysis of hair mercury levels in relation to fish diet of an Amazonian population, Brazil.
Several studies in the Amazonian Basin have shown that riverine populations are exposed to methylmercury through fish consumption. It has been suggested that seasonal variations in hair mercuryExpand
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A preliminary study of mercury exposure and blood pressure in the Brazilian Amazon
BackgroundFish is considered protective for coronary heart disease (CHD), but mercury (Hg) intake from fish may counterbalance beneficial effects. Although neurotoxic effects of methylmercury (MeHg)Expand
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Bioindicator and exposure data for a population based study of manganese.
Exposure data and bioindicators were obtained for a study whose objective was detection of early manifestations of manganese (Mn) neurotoxicity in a population with potential environmental exposure.Expand
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Neuropsychiatric effects of manganese on mood.
Adverse mood effects of overexposure to Manganese (Mn) have been described in 15 studies which frequently report an association of Mn exposure with adverse effects in six dimensions of mood: 1)Expand
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Fish diet and mercury exposure in a riparian Amazonian population
The incorporation of mercury into the food chain and its assimilation by humans is a universally recognized potential health hazard. Studies carried out in the Amazon Basin have shown that mercuryExpand
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Eating tropical fruit reduces mercury exposure from fish consumption in the Brazilian Amazon.
This study aimed to examine the influence of the consumption of traditional foods on the relationship between fish consumption and mercury (Hg) exposure. A 12-month prospective dietary survey wasExpand
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Fish Diet and Mercury Exposure in a Riparian Amazonian Population
The incorporation of mercury into the food chain and its assimilation by humans is a universally recognized potential health hazard. Studies carried out in the Amazon Basin have shown that mercuryExpand
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ON COMPOSITE LIKELIHOODS IN STATISTICAL GENETICS
Due to the dimension and the dependency structure of genetic data, com- posite likelihood methods have found their natural place in the statistical methodo- logy involving such data. After a briefExpand
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