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....
Nattaporn Youravong et al.
International dental journal, 63(3), 123-129 (2013-05-23)
Saliva has been suggested as a useful biomarker of environmental contamination, including exposure to lead. The study examined the associations between salivary lead level and the following factors: blood lead level, the number of decayed and filled surfaces (dfs) on...
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)
Plinio Carta et al.
Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia, 35(1), 32-35 (2013-06-27)
In several recent epidemiological studies blood lead levels (BLLs) even below the current CDC intervention level of 10 microg/dl have been associated with reduced neurocognitive capacities of children, with no clear evidence of a "safe" threshold. We analyzed the relationship...