Elements in hair and nails of urban residents of New Delhi

The concentrations of Cd, Cr, Cu, Mn, Ni, Pb, and Zn were estimated in hair and nails of urban residents of New Delhi. Particularly, hair levels of Cu and Mn in hypertensive males, Cr and Zn in hypertensive females, and Zn in CHD and diabetic females, and nail levels of Zn in CHD and hypertensive females were significantly lower than controls. Thus, it is… CONTINUE READING