Volume4 Issue2 Article3

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Role of Toxic Metals such as Arsenic, Lead, Cadmium, Mercury, and Copper in Public Health and Cardiovascular Diseases: A Review 07 -10
Rajesh Chandra Das , Mayank Das , Mandar Todkar , Saima Ali , Abhishek Kumar Dubey , Jyoti Adwani


The global nature of the toxic metal contamination, accurate characterization of the associations between toxic metals and cardiovascular disease is important to understand the etiology of cardiovascular disease and also to suggest public health efforts to reduce these toxic metal exposures in more effective manner. The purpose of the review was to find the role of arsenic, lead, cadmium, mercury, and copper in public health and cardiovascular disease. In summary, the arsenic, lead, cadmium, and copper are each associated with cardiovascular disease, while mercury was not significantly associated with cardiovascular disease risk

KEYWORDS: Arsenic, Cadmium, Cardiovascular disease, Copper, Lead, Mercury, Public health.