James D Blando et al.
Journal of environmental health, 75(9), 20-27 (2013-06-06)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently implemented the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule that applies to pre-1978 residences because of the potential presence of lead-based paint. Enforcement of this rule may be difficult and therefore it is crucial to...
Carla Campbell et al.
American journal of public health, 103(7), 1271-1277 (2013-05-18)
We determined whether Philadelphia Lead Court is effective in enforcing lead hazard remediation in the homes of children with elevated blood lead levels. We created a deidentified data set for properties with an initial failed home inspection (IFHI) for lead...
Karsten Witt et al.
Brain : a journal of neurology, 136(Pt 7), 2109-2119 (2013-06-27)
Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus improves motor functions in patients suffering from advanced Parkinson's disease but in some patients, it is also associated with a mild decline in cognitive functioning about one standard deviation from the preoperative state....
Kai-Ying Chiang et al.
Journal of environmental sciences (China), 25(3), 626-636 (2013-08-08)
This study investigates biogeochemical reductive release of arsenate from beudantite into solution in a crater area in northern Taiwan, using a combination of X-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) and atomic absorption spectrometry. Total arsenic (As) concentrations in the soil were...
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Ibrahim Zardawi et al.
The New England journal of medicine, 369(6), e7-e7 (2013-08-09)