Comparison of visual function at adulthood and during aging in monkeys exposed to lead or methylmercury.

Of critical importance is the issue of whether exposure to a neurotoxic agent early in life or over a major portion of the lifespan can result in an age-related accelerated decline in neurological function. There is evidence in humans and animals that exposure to methylmercury may produce delayed neurotoxicity associated with aging. While lead is a… CONTINUE READING