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The toxicology of mercury: Current research and emerging trends.
Mercury (Hg) is a persistent bio-accumulative toxic metal with unique physicochemical properties of public health concern since their natural and anthropogenic diffusions still induce high risk toExpand
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Vitamin D status in autism spectrum disorders and the efficacy of vitamin D supplementation in autistic children
Objectives: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder characterized by pervasive deficits in social interaction, impairment in verbal and non-verbal communication, and stereotypedExpand
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The role of zinc and copper in autism spectrum disorders.
  • Geir Bjorklund
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Acta neurobiologiae experimentalis
  • 2013
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. Several studies have suggested a disturbance inExpand
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Individual risk management strategy and potential therapeutic options for the COVID-19 pandemic
Abstract It is an ugly fact that a significant amount of the world's population will contract SARS-CoV infection with the current spreading. While specific treatment is not yet coming soon,Expand
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Randomized controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation in children with autism spectrum disorder
BACKGROUND Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a frequent developmental disorder characterized by pervasive deficits in social interaction, impairment in verbal and nonverbal communication, andExpand
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Serum copper and zinc levels in individuals with autism spectrum disorders
Trace elements play a critical role in the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The aim of this study was to investigate the serum levels of zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) in Chinese childrenExpand
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Levels of Metals in the Blood and Specific Porphyrins in the Urine in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
The aim of the present study was to determine the levels of metals in blood (zinc (Zn), copper (Cu), aluminium (Al), lead (Pb) and mercury (Hg)), as well as the specific porphyrin levels in the urineExpand
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Nano-selenium and its nanomedicine applications: a critical review
Traditional supplements of selenium generally have a low degree of absorption and increased toxicity. Therefore, it is imperative to develop innovative systems as transporters of selenium compounds,Expand
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Toxic metal(loid)‐based pollutants and their possible role in autism spectrum disorder
ABSTRACT Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by deficits in social interaction, verbal and non‐verbal communication, and stereotypic behaviors. Many studiesExpand
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Role of oxidative stress and antioxidants in daily nutrition and human health.
Diet may be defined as a complex process that should involve a deeper comprehension of metabolism, energy balance, and the molecular pathways involved in cellular stress response and survival, gutExpand
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