Elevated lead levels may delay puberty in boys

04/8/2010 | Reuters

Moderately elevated levels of lead in the blood may be linked to later puberty in boys, researchers report in Pediatrics. The study of 400 Russian boys showed those with lead levels of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher began puberty an average of six to eight months later than those with lower levels.

View Full Article in:


Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Attorney
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Chief Financial Officer
Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Southfield, MI
Senior Vice-President Managed Care Mid-Atlantic Region
Mercy Health System
Conshohocken, PA
Associate Chief Financial Officer
Commonwealth Care Alliance
Boston, MA