Environmental Health Perspectives - Volume 110, issue 7

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Electronic ISSN
1552-9924
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0091-6765

Abstract

2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-(italic)p(/italic)-dioxin (TCDD or dioxin), a widespread environmental contaminant, has been shown to disrupt multiple endocrine pathways. The International Agency for Research on Cancer classified TCDD as a known human carcinogen, primarily based on occupational studie

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 110, no. 7, 2002

Abstract

Long-term exposure to cadmium may cause kidney and bone damage. Urinary cadmium is commonly used as the dose estimate for the body burden of cadmium. However, elevated levels of cadmium in the urine may reflect not only high levels of cadmium dose but also renal dysfunction. In this study we used

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 110, no. 7, 2002