Lead linked to obesity in mice exposed by mothers

8 agosto 2014

When we think of ill effects from lead exposure various neurologic problems usually come to mind. Now researchers say another health impact can be added to the list: obesity. Even at low levels, lead is associated with obesity in mice whose mothers were exposed to the chemical, researchers found. Specifically male mice exposed to lead had an 8-10 percent increase in weight.
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