Arsenic neurotoxicity--a review.

  title={Arsenic neurotoxicity--a review.},
  author={Ali Vahidnia and Gijsbert B. van der Voet and Frederik A de Wolff},
  journal={Human & experimental toxicology},
  volume={26 10},
Arsenic (As) is one of the oldest poisons known to men. Its applications throughout history are wide and varied: murder, make-up, paint and even as a pesticide. Chronic As toxicity is a global environmental health problem, affecting millions of people in the USA and Germany to Bangladesh and Taiwan. Worldwide, As is released into the environment by smelting of various metals, combustion of fossil fuels, as herbicides and fungicides in agricultural products. The drinking water in many countries… CONTINUE READING


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