Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2021 Oct 24;222:112527. Epub 2021 Jul 24.
Key Laboratory of Environment and Health (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), Ministry of Education & Ministry of Environmental Protection, and State Key Laboratory of Environmental Health (Incubation), school of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, Hubei, China. Electronic address:
Arsenic is concerned with cardiovascular diseases including hypertension, atherosclerosis, and endothelial dysfunction. However, what effects the arsenic exposure and the arsenic metabolism have on hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) and blood pressure changes during pregnancy remain largely unknown. Our goal was to assess the associations of arsenic exposure and arsenic metabolism with HDP and blood pressure changes in pregnant women through a prospective birth cohort study. Read More