Increased Childhood Mortality and Arsenic in Drinking Water in Matlab, Bangladesh: A Population-Based Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Rahman2013IncreasedCM,
  title={Increased Childhood Mortality and Arsenic in Drinking Water in Matlab, Bangladesh: A Population-Based Cohort Study},
  author={Mahfuzar Rahman and Nazmul Sohel and Mohammad Yunus and Mahbub Elahi Chowdhury and Samar Kumar Hore and Khalequz Zaman and Abbas Bhuiya and Peter Kim Streatfield},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Arsenic in drinking water was associated with increased risk of all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular death in adults. However, the extent to which exposure is related to all-cause and deaths from cancer and cardiovascular condition in young age is unknown. Therefore, we prospectively assessed whether long-term and recent arsenic exposures are associated with all-cause and cancer and cardiovascular mortalities in Bangladeshi childhood population. METHODS AND FINDINGS We assembled a… CONTINUE READING

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