Relationship between mercury concentration in blood, cognitive performance, and blood pressure, in an elderly urban population

@article{Johansson2002RelationshipBM,
  title={Relationship between mercury concentration in blood, cognitive performance, and blood pressure, in an elderly urban population},
  author={Nina Johansson and Hans Basun and Bengt Winblad and Monica Nordberg},
  journal={Biometals},
  year={2002},
  volume={15},
  pages={189-195}
}
Concentration of mercury (Hg) in whole blood in an elderly urban population with a mean age of 87 years was studied in relation to cognitive function, arterial blood pressure (arterial BP), age, gender, body mass index (BMI) and smoking habits. This population-based study consisted of 106 subjects both males and females. Clinical assessment of the subjects included medical and social history, physical and neurologic examination and assessment of cognitive functions with Mini-Mental State… CONTINUE READING
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