Gender-specific protective effect of hemoglobin on arsenic-induced skin lesions.

  title={Gender-specific protective effect of hemoglobin on arsenic-induced skin lesions.},
  author={Carrie V. Breton and E. Andres Houseman and Molly L. Kile and Quazi Quamruzzaman and Mahmuder Rahman and Golam Mahiuddin and David C. Christiani},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={15 5},
Chronic arsenic poisoning remains a public health crisis in Bangladesh. As arsenic has been shown to bind to human hemoglobin (Hb), hematologic mechanisms may play a role in the pathway through which arsenic exerts its toxicity. Two separate studies, a case-control and a cohort, were conducted to investigate the role of Hb in the development of arsenic… CONTINUE READING