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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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The role of cadmium in obesity and diabetes.
Multiple studies have shown an association between environmental exposure to hazardous chemicals including toxic metals and obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. At the same time, the existingExpand
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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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A Review and Meta-Analysis of Outdoor Air Pollution and Risk of Childhood Leukemia
Leukemia is the most frequent malignant disease affecting children. To date, the etiology of childhood leukemia remains largely unknown. Few risk factors (genetic susceptibility, infections, ionizingExpand
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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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Association between Outdoor Air Pollution and Childhood Leukemia: A Systematic Review and Dose–Response Meta-Analysis
Background: A causal link between outdoor air pollution and childhood leukemia has been proposed, but some older studies suffer from methodological drawbacks. To the best of our knowledge, noExpand
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Selenium exposure and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In 2007, supplementation with the trace element selenium in a trial was unexpectedly found to be associated with an excess risk of type 2 diabetes. Given the concerns raised by these findings and theExpand
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Health risk assessment of environmental selenium: Emerging evidence and challenges
New data have been accumulated in the scientific literature in recent years which allow a more adequate risk assessment of selenium with reference to human health. This new evidence comes fromExpand
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A selenium species in cerebrospinal fluid predicts conversion to Alzheimer’s dementia in persons with mild cognitive impairment
BackgroundLittle is known about factors influencing progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer’s dementia. A potential role of environmental chemicals and specifically of selenium, aExpand
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The Epidemiology of Selenium and Human Health
Few issues involving nutritional and environmental epidemiology have received as much interest as the relation between selenium (Se) intake and human health, as reflected by the large body ofExpand
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