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Over the last few decades there has been an increased concern about the health risks from exposure to metallic trace elements, including arsenic, because of their potential neurotoxic effects on the developing brain. This study assessed whether urinary arsenic (UA) levels are associated with attention performance and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder(More)
INTRODUCTION Breast cancer liver metastases (BCLM) are considered as a systemic disease which is mainly treated with chemotherapy, while the role of surgical resection still remains to be well defined. The aim of the study is to analyse the survival and prognostic factors predictive of mortality in patients with BCLM treated by liver resection. MATERIAL(More)
To assess the role of acute alcohol ingestion as a risk factor for cerebral infarction, we administered a pretested questionnaire to 205 middle-aged and elderly acute ischemic stroke patients and 410 outpatient controls matched by age, sex, race, and method of hospital payment. Paired Mantel-Haenszel analysis revealed that alcohol ingestion within 24 (p =(More)
BACKGROUND Childrens exposure to neurotoxic compounds poses a major problem to public health because oftheir actively developing brain that makes them highly vulnerable. However, limited information is available on neuropsychological effects in children associated with pre- and postnatal exposures to pesticides. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association(More)
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