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Recent Study Concludes That Even Low Levels of Arsenic Can Cause Kidney Disease

Bru Direct

January 23, 2019

Bru Direct - In its inorganic form, the element arsenic is highly toxic. For decades, scientists have known that high levels of the element are harmful to the kidneys, which filter toxins from your blood.

The study, which was published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology, involved two Texas Tech University (TTU) researchers: Kamaleshwar Singh, an associate professor in The Institute of Environmental and Human Health at TTU, and Yu-Wei Chang, a doctoral candidate. Both have been studying the issue for two years.

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