Chronic exposure of arsenic via drinking water and its adverse health impacts on humans.

@article{Rahman2009ChronicEO,
  title={Chronic exposure of arsenic via drinking water and its adverse health impacts on humans.},
  author={Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman and Jack Chakmeng Ng and Ravi Naidu},
  journal={Environmental geochemistry and health},
  year={2009},
  volume={31 Suppl 1},
  pages={189-200}
}
Worldwide chronic arsenic (As) toxicity has become a human health threat. Arsenic exposure to humans mainly occurs from the ingestion of As contaminated water and food. This communication presents a review of current research conducted on the adverse health effects on humans exposed to As-contaminated water. Chronic exposure of As via drinking water causes various types of skin lesions such as melanosis, leucomelanosis, and keratosis. Other manifestations include neurological effects, obstetric… CONTINUE READING

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