Relationship between environmental pollution in Manzala Lake and health profile of fishermen.

@article{Osfor1998RelationshipBE,
  title={Relationship between environmental pollution in Manzala Lake and health profile of fishermen.},
  author={Mostafa M. Osfor and S A el-Dessouky and Ashraf S. A. El-Sayed and R A Higazy},
  journal={Die Nahrung},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={42-5}
}
Manzala Lake exposed to many pollutants including untreated sewage, agricultural and industrial wastes which increase the concentration of heavy metals, and compromise the health state of the fishermen. This study investigated 100 fishermen and 100 males of other occupations as controls. Both groups work in and live on and around the lake. Clinical examination revealed no significant changes between the fishermen and control group as regards the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal and… CONTINUE READING