*  NFB - Arsenic contamination takes serious turn in Chandpur - 26 Jun 2002
Arsenic contamination takes serious turn in Chandpur. CHANDPUR, June 25: Arsenic contamination has taken a serious turn in ... Jafar Sadeq, a specialist doctor of PG Hospital, Dhaka was the first man to die of arsenic a few years ago (correct date of ... Meanwhile, Bangladesh Arsenic Mitigation and Water Supply (BAMWS), a project, sponsored by the Local Government and Rural ... He claimed that there are over 3,364 identified arsenic patients in Chandpur district adding that so far 5/6 people died of ...
  http://bicn.com/acic/resources/infobank/nfb/2002-06-26-l26062002.htm
*  Natural Sources of Arsenic in Minnesota Groundwater | Center for Urban and Regional Affairs
Home » Publications » Natural Sources of Arsenic in Minnesota Groundwater. Natural Sources of Arsenic in Minnesota Groundwater ... The frequency of arsenic contamination in domestic wells is a serious and widespread public-health concern; long-term exposure ... It would be preferable if wells could be placed where the risk of arsenic contamination of groundwater is known to be low. This ... Arsenic concentrations in domestic well-water throughout large regions of Minnesota exceed the public drinking-water standard ...
  http://www.cura.umn.edu/publications/catalog/reporter-41-3-4-0
*  Environmental arsenic exposure and DNA methylation of the tumor suppressor gene p16 and the DNA repair gene MLH1: effect of...
Arsenic exposure and methylation efficiency in 202 women in the Argentinean Andes were assessed from concentrations of arsenic ... We evaluated the effects of arsenic exposure and metabolism on DNA methylation. ... Arsenic is carcinogenic, possibly partly through epigenetic mechanisms. ... Arsenic exposure and methylation. efficiency in 202 women in the Argentinean Andes were assessed from concentrations of arsenic ...
  http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2012/MT/c2mt20120h
*  Arsenic speciation of swine urine for possible use in human exposure assessments
Commonly found arsenic species in human urine are AsIII (arsenite), AsV (arsenate), MMA (monomethyl arsenic acid), DMA ( ... Arsenic speciation of swine urine for possible use in human exposure assessments. Naught, Laura Eisinger, 1978- ... If proper measurement systems are utilized to quantify arsenic species of health concern, dosed swine can be used to assess and ... For human exposure assessments in areas that have naturally occurring arsenic contaminated sources, or those who live or work ...
  https://mospace.umsystem.edu/xmlui/handle/10355/40113
*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Binational Arsenic Exposure Survey: Methodology and Estimated Arsenic Intake from Drinking Water and...
Variability in arsenic intake from beverages and urinary arsenic output yielded counter intuitive results. Estimated intake of ... Estimated arsenic intake from drinking water was associated with urinary total arsenic concentration (p , 0.001), urinary ... Associations between urinary arsenic concentration (total, organic, inorganic) and estimated level of arsenic consumed from ... This paper describes the methodology of BAsES and the relationship between estimated arsenic intake from beverages and arsenic ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/9/4/1051
*  A cross sectional study of anemia and iron deficiency as risk factors for arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladeshi women |...
Moreover, arsenic is known to affect heme synthesis and erythrocytes and the risk of arsenic-induced skin lesions appears to ... A cross sectional study of anemia and iron deficiency as risk factors for arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladeshi women ... A cross sectional study of anemia and iron deficiency as risk factors for arsenic-induced skin lesions in Bangladeshi women. ... Results We observed that the odds of arsenic-related skin lesions were approximately three times higher among women who were ...
  http://health.oregonstate.edu/biblio/cross-sectional-study-anemia-and-iron-deficiency-risk-factors-arsenic-induced-skin-lesions
*  Chronic inorganic arsenic exposure induces hepatic global and individual gene hypomethylation: implications for arsenic...
... were methylated after chronic arsenic exposure. Thus, long-term exposure of mice to arsenic in the drinking water can induce ... Arsenic also markedly reduced the methylation within the ER-α gene promoter region, as assessed by methylation-specific PCR, ... Thus, in the present study liver samples of male mice exposed to 0 (control) or 45 p.p.m. arsenic (as NaAsO2) in the drinking ... Thus, in the present study liver samples of male mice exposed to 0 (control) or 45 p.p.m. arsenic (as NaAsO2) in the drinking ...
  http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/carcin/bgh161
*  Design of a rural water provision system to decrease arsenic exposure in Bangladesh - Digital Library
... the amount of arsenic removed per gram of ARUBA is linearly related to the initial arsenic concentrationof the water. Through ... Arsenic Removal Using Bottom Ash) a material that effectively and affordably removes high concentrations of arsenic from ... andcontinues removing arsenic for 2-3 days; (2) ARUBA?s arsenic removal efficiency can be improved through fractionated dosing ... Key results from three trips in Bangladesh and one trip to Cambodia include (1) ARUBA removes more than half of the arsenic ...
  https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc895513/
*  Agronomy | Free Full-Text | Arsenic Accumulation in Rice and Probable Mitigation Approaches: A Review
In the agricultural field, irrigation with arsenic contaminated water, that is, having a higher level of arsenic contamination ... Rice plants potentially accumulate arsenic, particularly inorganic arsenic (iAs) from the field, in different body parts ... Arsenic is present in different oxidative states in the environment and enters in the food chain through soil and water. ... Different transporters have been reported in assisting the accumulation of arsenic in plant cells; for example, arsenate (AsV) ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4395/7/4/67
*  Indian Patents. 242377:METHOD FOR THE RECOVERY OF VALUABLE METALS AND ARSENIC FROM A SOLUTION
Typically the amount of arsenic in the solution entering arsenic removal is around 20 - 30 g/l and the arsenic concentration of ... of the arsenic is precipitated in this precipitation stage and the solution now only contains 0.6 g arsenic/I.. Arsenic ... In these conditions, arsenic can be precipitated to the level of 0.5 g/l. The final arsenic removal to a level below 0.1 mg/l ... The utilisation of arsenic has not grown in relation to its recovery, so the majority of arsenic has to be stored in the form ...
  http://www.allindianpatents.com/patents/242377-method-for-the-recovery-of-valuable-metals-and-arsenic-from-a-solution
*  arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh/India
Arsenic trichloride is used in organo-arsenic chemistry and in chemical analysis procedures. The future burden of arsenic- ... The normal content arsenic in nail is 0.43-1.08 mg/kg. High level of arsenic presence was also found in 95% urine samples out ... The detected arsenic level was from 0.10 mg/l to 1.0 mg/l, even more, in 1743 samples. Arsenic concentration more than 1.0 mg/l ... Sources of occupational exposures to arsenic may include: *Mining and processing: Arsenic is a constituent of many alloys, ...
  http://sos-arsenic.net/english/toxic_effect/index.html
*  Go to Arsenic.
How does arsenic get into and leave the body?. Arsenic enters the body through inhalation or ingestion. Most of the arsenic ... Arsenic. Frequently Asked Questions About Arsenic. What is arsenic and where do you find it? ... Who is exposed to arsenic?. Anyone can be exposed to arsenic since low levels of arsenic are present in soil, water, food, and ... Can arsenic affect my unborn child?. Although there is no good evidence that arsenic can harm pregnant women or their fetuses, ...
  http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/epidemiology/epidemiology-fact-sheets/arsenic/
*  Arsenic in Food | SGS
Today we discriminate between two forms of arsenic. Inorganic arsenic is more toxic than organic arsenic and more closely ... Studies into arsenic in food have been restricted by a lack of speciation data. Of more than 100,000 arsenic concentrations ... Arsenic is a naturally occurring compound. Colourless, odourless and tasteless, arsenic is commonly found in food and its raw ... Arsenic exists naturally in our environment and can be found in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the ground we walk ...
  http://www.sgs.com/en/news/2013/02/arsenic-in-food
*  Inorganic Arsenic Found in Chickens Treated With Drug 3-Nitro - The Fifth Column
Our speciation data for As (III) and As (V) only account for 56 μg/kg inorganic arsenic whereas the total arsenic measured by ... In this case, the cause for concern is the organic arsenic found in 3-Nitro® that could transform into inorganic arsenic found ... This analysis tells us that of the total 156 μg/kg arsenic measured, approximately 36% (56 μg/kg) inorganic arsenic was ... Tags: arsenic chicken fda food safety food security roxarsone Ryan Bannister. Post navigation. ← Jade Helm: The conspiracy to ...
  http://thefifthcolumnnews.com/2015/07/inorganic-arsenic-found-in-chickens-treated-with-drug-3-nitro/
*  Water Practice and Technology
The arsenic speciation and arsenic removal in chitosan packed column were studied. Arsenic removal experiments were carried out ... and a total arsenic concentration of 1.34 x 10-5 mol kg-1. According to speciation calculations arsenic is found mainly in ... The simulation of arsenic speciation was carried out at a pH range from 0 to 12, a temperature of 25ºC, a pE equal to 4, ... Speciation and Removal of Arsenic in column packed with chitosan. Martha Benavente, Marcos Arévalo, Joaquín Martínez ...
  http://wpt.iwaponline.com/content/1/4/wpt2006089
*  NFB - Arsenic contamination takes serious turn in Narail - 12 Jun 2002
Arsenic contamination takes serious turn in Narail. NARAIL June 12 : Arsenic contamination has taken a serious turn in all the ... The number of arsenic affected people is increasing in Narail district day by day. Kalia upazila is a severely arsenic affected ... At least 55 persons have been affected by arsenic and 200 people are at risk of arsenic poisoning in this area, said a worker ... Some people of this district are aware of the arsenic problem as they know the usefulness of rainwater harvesting. But it is ...
  http://bicn.com/acic/resources/infobank/nfb/2002-06-12-13062002.htm
*  Ground arsenic contamination in West Bengal
Groundwater arsenic contamination status of South 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West ... Arsenic level above 1000µg/L was found in 30 tubewells; the maximum arsenic contamination level found in this district is ... had arsenic concentrations above 300µg/L. From the above analysis, it appears that groundwater in 12 block contains arsenic ... Groundwater arsenic situation and sufferings of people in South 24-Parganas district ...
  http://www.soesju.org/arsenic/wb4.htm
*  Identifying the Cost of a Public Health Success: Arsenic Well Water Contamination and Productivity in Bangladesh
We provide for the first time estimates of the effects of the ingestion and retention of inorganic arsenic on direct measures ... We also provide new estimates of the effects of the consumption of foods grown and cooked in arsenic-contaminated water on ... The estimates are based on arsenic biomarkers obtained from a sample of members of rural households in Bangladesh who are ... a large panel survey within a theoretical framework incorporating optimizing behavior to uncover the hidden costs of arsenic ...
  https://ideas.repec.org/p/nbr/nberwo/21741.html
*  Concern over inorganic arsenic levels in rice products
... News Desk , June 12, 2015 ... Some products, such as rice cakes, were found to contain more inorganic arsenic than rice grains, but the reason for this is ... "Because inorganic arsenic compounds are classified as carcinogenic for humans, foodstuffs should only contain as little as ... The BfR has calculated the intake of toxic inorganic arsenic compounds through the consumption of rice and rice products in ...
  http://www.foodsafetywatch.org/news/concern-over-inorganic-arsenic-levels-in-rice-products/
*  Arsenic biochemistry - Wikipedia
There are two major forms of arsenic that can enter the body, arsenic (III) and arsenic (V). Arsenic (III) enters the cells ... Arsenic (V) compounds use phosphate transporters to enter cells. The arsenic (V) can be converted to arsenic (III) by the ... Arsenic biochemistry refers to biochemical processes that can use arsenic or its compounds, such as arsenate. Arsenic is a ... The first route uses Cyt19 arsenic methyltransferase to methylate arsenic (III) to a mono-methylated arsenic (V) compound. This ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenic_biochemistry
*  ISDH: Arsenic
How can arsenic affect my health?. Because arsenic is a natural part of the environment, low levels of arsenic are present in ... Arsenic Arsenic Arsenic has been found in at least 781 of 1,300 National Priorities List sites (hazardous waste sites) ... How does arsenic enter the environment?. It is present in the air as dust from industrial output, burning of arsenic containing ... How might I be exposed to arsenic?. If you live in an area with naturally high levels of arsenic or near a hazardous waste site ...
  https://www.in.gov/isdh/18887.htm
*  ARSENIC
The trivalent species of arsenic are formed in vivo after exposure to pentavalent arsenic. Arsenic is metabolized by a series ... to elevated levels of arsenic. In vitro, arsenic was not a point mutagen in bacteria. In mammalian cells, arsenic caused ... Arsenic acid (arsenate). CAS No.: 7778-39-4. Monomethylarsonic acid. CAS No.: 124-58-3. Monomethylarsonous acid. CAS No.: 25400 ... Both inorganic arsenic and its methylated metabolites are excreted in urine. Acute effects due to ingestion of arsenic are ...
  http://www.inchem.org/documents/iarc/vol84/84-01-arsenic.html
*  arsenic - New York Magazine
See an archive of all arsenic stories published on the New York Media network, which includes NYMag, The Cut, Vulture, and Grub ... Your Gluten-Free Diet Probably Exposes You to a Bunch of Arsenic and Mercury. A new study suggests it's an "unintended ... New studies contradict existence of arsenic-loving bacteria. By Dan Amira @media (min-width: 0px) and (max-width: 599.9px) { . ...
  http://nymag.com/tags/arsenic/
*  Arsenic-Induced Pancreatitis
The arsenic trioxide was held, and succimer was initiated as a chelating agent for suspected arsenic toxicity. Blood and urine ... Gastrointestinal side effects from arsenic poisoning are common and well described. Symptoms of acute arsenic toxicity include ... B. Katzung, "Arsenic," in Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, p. 949, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, USA, 2007. View at Google Scholar ... One week later, arsenic therapy was reintroduced at a dose of 0.1 mg/kg/day. On day 14 of therapy, the patient developed mental ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/crigm/2011/758947/