Daily Archives: 27/04/2014

lead poisoning

Lead poisoning (also known as plumbism, colica pictorum, saturnism,Devon colic, or painter’s colic) is a medical condition in humans and othervertebrates caused by increased levels of the heavy metal lead in the body. Lead interferes with a variety of body processes and is toxic to many organs and tissues including the heart, bones, intestines, kidneys, and reproductive andnervous systems. It interferes with the development of the nervous system and is therefore […]