Published in Genetics and Environmental Health Week, October 26th, 2005
"We established the association between arsenic ingestion and increased risk of vascular diseases associated with diabetes. However, the specific microvascular diseases in relation to arsenic exposure level have not been well reported. A total of 28,499 subjects living in the study area were successfully linked with their medical records from the National Health insurance database in 1999-2000. The arsenic concentrations of artesian well water in the villages of the study area were utilized as indices of previous ingestion level," researchers in Taiwan report.
"Both stratified analysis and...
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