Lead Poisoning News and Research

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Lead is a naturally occurring metal that has been used extensively throughout history. Its usage is traced right back to ancient history. High exposure to lead, particularly in young children, is associated with health complications. Lead poisoning is not a new phenomenon. Reports of lead poisoning from water pipes and wine containers date back to Roman times.
Two plant stem cell proteins control the division of cells and their response to stress

Two plant stem cell proteins control the division of cells and their response to stress

Exposure to even low levels of lead can trigger epigenetic changes

Exposure to even low levels of lead can trigger epigenetic changes

Increased blood lead levels in children are linked to reduced expression of genes

Increased blood lead levels in children are linked to reduced expression of genes