UC BERKELEY AUTHORS: Craig Steinmaus, Jane Liaw, Allan H Smith, David C. Dauphine
UCSF AUTHORS: John R Balmes, Anthony Nardone
DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 2016
REGION: Chile, South America
REFERENCE: Steinmaus C, Ferreccio C, Acevedo J et al. High risks of lung disease associated with early-life and moderate lifetime arsenic exposure in northern Chile. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 2016;313:10-15. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2016.10.006.
SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Arsenic in drinking water has been associated with increases in lung disease, but information on the long-term impacts of early-life exposure or moderate exposure levels are limited.