Neighborhood psychosocial hazards and the association of cumulative lead dose with cognitive function in older adults.

@article{Glass2009NeighborhoodPH,
  title={Neighborhood psychosocial hazards and the association of cumulative lead dose with cognitive function in older adults.},
  author={Thomas Glass and K. Bandeen-Roche and Matthew J. McAtee and Karen Bolla and A. C. Todd and Brian S. Schwartz},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={169 6},
  pages={683-92}
}
Before the 1970s, today's older Americans were exposed to high levels of lead in the environment. The authors previously reported that lifetime cumulative lead dose was associated with lower cognitive test performance in older adults. Experiments suggest that environmental stress may intensify the detrimental influence of lead. No large, population-based studies of this question have been done. The authors evaluated whether cross-sectional associations of tibia lead with cognitive function were… CONTINUE READING
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