Affiliation: Harvard University
- Validation of K x-ray fluorescence bone lead measurements by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry in cadaver legsA Aro
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Med Phys 27:119-23. 2000..9. In this study we provide further support for the validity of KXRF measurements, particularly with respect to the patella...
- Bone lead and blood lead levels in relation to baseline blood pressure and the prospective development of hypertension: the Normative Aging StudyY Cheng
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Epidemiol 153:164-71. 2001..08, 2.70). No association was found with blood lead level. These results support the hypothesis that cumulative exposure to lead, even at low levels sustained by the general population, may increase the risk of hypertension...
- Measurement variability associated with KXRF bone lead measurement in young adultsJ A Hoppin
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Environ Health Perspect 108:239-42. 2000..Because of the importance of conducting additional research on adolescent lead toxicity, further improvements to the precision of KXRF measurement are needed...
- Influence of bone resorption on the mobilization of lead from bone among middle-aged and elderly men: the Normative Aging StudyS W Tsaih
Occupational Health Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115 6021, USA
Environ Health Perspect 109:995-9. 2001..125) than in the lowest NTx tertile (beta for patella lead = 0.072). The results provide evidence that bone resorption influences the release of bone lead stores (particularly patella lead) into the circulation...
- Interrelations of lead levels in bone, venous blood, and umbilical cord blood with exogenous lead exposure through maternal plasma lead in peripartum womenH Y Chuang
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Environ Health Perspect 109:527-32. 2001..Measurement of plasma and bone lead may be important in accurately assessing fetal lead exposure and its major sources, particularly if exogenous exposures decline...
- Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism and the relation between low level lead exposure and the Mini-Mental Status Examination in older men: the Normative Aging StudyJ Weuve
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Occup Environ Med 63:746-53. 2006..To determine whether a polymorphism the in delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) gene modifies the neurotoxicity of lead in older adults...
- Dyslipidemia and an unfavorable fatty acid profile predict left ventricular hypertrophy 20 years laterJ Sundstrom
Departments of Public Health and Caring Sciences J S, B V, H O L and Medical Sciences L L, B A, Uppsala University, Sweden, and Department of Nutrition A A, KTL National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
Circulation 103:836-41. 2001....
- Polymorphisms of key enzymes in homocysteine metabolism affect diet responsiveness of plasma homocysteine in healthy womenM L Silaste
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Oulu, Kajaanintie 50, FIN 90220 Oulu, Finland
J Nutr 131:2643-7. 2001..The 844ins68 of CBS gene did not affect plasma tHcy concentrations or diet responsiveness. In conclusion, diet responsiveness of plasma homocysteine may be genetically regulated...
- Folate intake, plasma folate and homocysteine status in a random Finnish populationG Alfthan
Department of Health and Functional Capacity, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie, Helsinki, Finland
Eur J Clin Nutr 57:81-8. 2003..To assess the folate status of Finnish adults using plasma folate and homocysteine as biomarkers and to evaluate dietary and supplementary folate intakes...