Cardiovascular responses to lead are biphasic, while methylmercury, but not inorganic mercury, monotonically increases blood pressure in rats.

@article{Wildemann2015CardiovascularRT,
  title={Cardiovascular responses to lead are biphasic, while methylmercury, but not inorganic mercury, monotonically increases blood pressure in rats.},
  author={Tanja M Wildemann and Naghmeh Z Mirhosseini and Steven Douglas Siciliano and Lynn P. Weber},
  journal={Toxicology},
  year={2015},
  volume={328},
  pages={1-11}
}
Cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, are the major cause of death worldwide. It is well known that a high number of environmental and physiological risk factors contribute to the development of cardiovascular diseases. Although risk factors are additive, increased blood pressure (hypertension) is the greatest risk factor. Over the last… CONTINUE READING