Drinking water arsenic exposure and blood pressure in healthy women of reproductive age in Inner Mongolia, China.

@article{Kwok2007DrinkingWA,
  title={Drinking water arsenic exposure and blood pressure in healthy women of reproductive age in Inner Mongolia, China.},
  author={Richard K. Kwok and Pauline Mendola and Zhi Yi Liu and David A. Savitz and Gerardo Heiss and He Ling Ling and Yajuan Xia and Danelle T. Lobdell and Donglin Zeng and John M Thorp and John P. Creason and Judy L. Mumford},
  journal={Toxicology and applied pharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={222 3},
  pages={337-43}
}
The extremely high exposure levels evaluated in prior investigations relating elevated levels of drinking water arsenic and hypertension prevalence make extrapolation to potential vascular effects at lower exposure levels very difficult. A cross-sectional study was conducted on 8790 women who had recently been pregnant in an area of Inner Mongolia, China known to have a gradient of drinking water arsenic exposure. This study observed increased systolic blood pressure levels with increasing… CONTINUE READING
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