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The Role of Oxidative Stress In Lead Poisoning

Blood lead levels, erythrocytes, and plasma MDA, erythrocytes, and plasma GSH, total protein and albumin levels in healthy controls and lead-exposed workers' pre- and post-treatments with antioxidant were determined. Lead-exposed workers have seen a 45% rise in blood lead levels, 150% rise in erythrocyte MDA, 28 percent decline in plasma GSH, 42 percent decrease in plasma MDA, 38 percent decrease in total plasma protein, and a 28 percent decrease in albumin levels. Significant drop 12 percent in lead levels, 54% in erythrocyte MDA, 53% in plasma MDA, and 11% in plasma albumin levels in comparison to pre-treatment levels; a dramatic decline of 41% in erythrocyte GSH, 12 percent in plasma GSH, and 11% in plasma albumin levels, as compared to pre-treatment levels.

Source link: https://doaj.org/article/982c6dcbc1dd40568006b1999c1c800e


Adult Lead Poisoning Caused by Contaminated Opium: A Two-Year Longitudinal Follow-Up Study

In this follow-up study to assess treatment effectiveness in relation to patient outcomes, a subset of those patients was tested to determine treatment effectiveness in relation to patient outcomes. Methods: Between March 2016 and December 2017, thirty-five male cases of lead poisoning related to lead poisoning after ingestion of lead-adulterated opium were followed for two years. There are three patient groups: one those who stopped using opium; two others who continued to use potentially contaminated opium; and three others who stopped using opium and were placed on maintenance therapy. Conclusions: Lead poisoning therapy with OMT prevented recurrent lead poisoning from occurring.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.5334/aogh.3420


Public health implications of lead poisoning in backyard chickens and cattle: four cases

The shift in open range herds to new pasture and increased demand for urban/suburban backyard chickens or other livestock breeds increased public knowledge of lead poisoning, including the possibility of lead poisoning in children, public health issues, and testing options readily available. Lead intoxication in livestock requires a complete case study to find all leads, investigate subpoenas, assess customer risk, and make future prevention strategies. We discuss four recent cases of suspected lead poisoning in backyard chickens and open range cattle, as well as the public health implications therein. In several of the cases discussed herein, backyard chickens and cattle may not show evidence of suspected lead poisoning, although they may still have worrying tissue or blood samples that do not exist.

Source link: https://doaj.org/article/34fb2641f1ae483ea5ecae6ce229228b


The Effects of Succimer and Penicillamine on Acute Lead Poisoning Patients

This report, therefore, sought to investigate the comparative effects of Succimer and D-Penicillamine on acute lead poisoning patients from 2013 to 2018. The study included adult patients with acute lead poisoning. Patients in the three treatment groups of D-Penicillamine, D-Penicillamine with succimer, and succimer were compared among demographic characteristics as well as scientific and laboratory findings at admission time and two weeks later. After two weeks of administration, the mean blood lead levels during hospitalization and two weeks after the hospitalization did not significantly differ between the three groups; however, after two weeks of treatment, there was a significant decrease in both study groups. The mean white blood cell count in the D-Penicillamine group two weeks after hospitalization was significantly lower than that in the D-Penicillamine group two weeks after hospitalization. Conclusion: D-Penicillamine may be a suitable chelator drug for treating patients with acute lead poisoning, especially in areas without access to opioids, such as succimer.

Source link: https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.32598/ijmtfm.v11i3.33474


The Effects of Mung Bean Peptide and Its’ Complexes on the Treatment of Lead Poisoning

In the zebrafish model, the effects of mung bean peptide complexes on lead content, axonal fluorescence intensity, and peripheral motor nerve length changes were shown, as well as the effects of mung bean peptide complexes on zebrafish's lead excretion, axonal protection rate, and peripheral movement promotion rate of nerve regeneration were estimated, as well as peripheral motion promotion rate. A high concentration of mung bean peptide in promoting lead excretion was 29 percent, and lead excretion was 30 percent. The mung bean peptide and its' complexes can help ensure lead release in the zebrafish lead poisoning process while also having protective and regeneration effects on zebrafish nerves.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/2851146


Decreased serum bilirubin levels in children with lead poisoning

Lead poisoning children's oxidative stress is the underlying cause of lead poisoning, and monitoring oxidative stress in vivo is critical. Methods We evaluated 355 children with lead poisoning and 355 age- and sex-matched controls, as well as 355 children with lead poisoning and 355 age- and sex-matched controls. Results We found that albumin, bilirubin, urea, and creatinine levels were significantly lower in children with lead poisoning than in controls, as well as AST, total protein, and globulin levels were significantly higher in children with lead poisoning in comparison to controls. Lead poisoning causes a decrease in serum bilirubin levels, and lead poisoning effects resulted in a decrease in serum bilirubin levels, which lead to a decrease in serum bilirubin levels. Conclusion Lead interferes with children's non-enzymatic antioxidant system, and lead poisoning results lead to a decline in serum bilirubin levels.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1177/0300060521990248


Versatile Cell and Animal Models for Advanced Investigation of Lead Poisoning

We used a genetically encoded Förster resonance energy transfer device Met-lead 1. 44 M1 in two living systems to monitor Pb-induced pluripotent stem cell -derived cardiomyocyte concentration as a semi-tissue platform and Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies as an in vivo animal model, as a Pb-induced cell -derived cardiomyocyte based Pb-based Pb biosensor and Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies as a f derived Pb-based Pb-lea f fly f -based Pb-derived cardiomyocyte -derived cardiomyocyte flies as flies as flies as flies as flies as flies as an in flies as flies. Different FRET imaging techniques were used to obtain FRET signals, which indicated the presence of Pb in the tested samples in different spatial dimensions. The beating process of cardiomyocytes was affected by Pb's entry of Pb, but two drugs that block the entry of Pb differed in this beating activity: verapamil did not reverse the cessation of beating, but 2-APB partially restored this activity. We believe that this integrated Pb biosensor system can be used to aid Pb poisoning prevention and advanced Pb neurotoxicity research.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/bios11100371


Readability levels and thematic content analysis of online and printed lead poisoning informational materials

Background Information Lead poisoning prevention includes: preparing and disseminating informational literature, such as brochures and pamphlets, to raise leads poisoning, lead poisoning, and lead poisoning prevention. However, studies have shown that patient education products for diseases and health problems are largely prepared at a reading level that is higher than the recommended 7th-8th grade reading level. This report, on the other hand, aims to determine the reading quantities of lead poisoning informational materials. Lead poisoning chemicals were obtained from three states; Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania; and Pennsylvania; The Wilcoxon rank sum test was used to determine if there were any differences in the number of subtopics labelled as readability grade dichotomized to > 8th grade and 8th grade reading levels, with fewer topics being tested than those prepared at a 8th grade reading level. Conclusions We find that the documents were often prepared at reading levels lower than the recommended 8th grade reading level.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11944-w

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