The relationship of hyperactivity to moderately elevated lead levels.

  title={The relationship of hyperactivity to moderately elevated lead levels.},
  author={OliverJ. David and Stanley Joel Hoffman and Justin Clark and Gabriella Grad and Jeffrey Sverd},
  journal={Archives of environmental health},
  volume={38 6},
Controversy exists with respect to whether moderately elevated lead levels are toxic in certain children with various central nervous system dysfunctions. One way of addressing this controversy is to remove the lead; if the condition is ameliorated a presumption of toxicity becomes reasonable. Such a strategy is reported herein. Children with an operationally defined central nervous system dysfunction (hyperactivity) and moderately elevated lead levels were treated with a lead chelating agent… CONTINUE READING

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