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Insulin resistance, the metabolic syndrome, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
BACKGROUND/AIMS An association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with the insulin-resistant metabolic syndrome has been suggested. The aim of the study was to assess the association of fatty liverExpand
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Lead, cadmium and mercury in cerebrospinal fluid and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A case-control study.
Exposure to neurotoxic chemicals such as pesticides, selenium, and heavy metals have been suggested to play a role in the etiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We assessed exposure toExpand
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Dietary intake of cadmium, chromium, copper, manganese, selenium and zinc in a Northern Italy community.
This study provides the dietary intakes of six trace elements (cadmium, chromium, copper, manganese, selenium and zinc), generally characterized by both nutritional and toxicological featuresExpand
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The effect of potassium supplementation on blood pressure in hypertensive subjects: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Several intervention studies have investigated the relation between potassium intake and blood-pressure, particularly in hypertensive subjects. However, uncertainties still exist about theExpand
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Elevated Levels of Selenium Species in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients with Disease-Associated Gene Mutations
Background: Although an increasing role of genetic susceptibility has been recognized, the role of environmental risk factors in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) etiology is largely uncertain;Expand
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Intake of arsenic and mercury from fish and seafood in a Northern Italy community.
Regular consumption of fish is generally recommended by authorities because fish is an important source of essential nutrients. However, the presence of potentially toxic contaminants in fish hasExpand
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Pesticide exposure assessed through agricultural crop proximity and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
BackgroundEpidemiologic studies have raised the possibility that some pesticide compounds induce the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), though the available evidence isExpand
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Magnetic fields exposure from high-voltage power lines and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in two Italian populations
Abstract The aetiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a rare and extremely severe neurodegenerative disease, has been associated with magnetic fields exposure. However, evidence for such aExpand
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Pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in cerebrospinal fluid of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients: a case‐control study
&NA; Neurotoxic chemicals including several pesticides have been suggested to play a role in the etiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We investigated the relation between organochlorineExpand
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