Toxins in hair and urine of Punjab children with physical and mental disorders

Our results documented that hair and urine mineral analysis results are supportive of each other, and are both useful diagnostic tools in chelation therapy. We also documented that a DMSA challenge test confirms long term exposure as detected through hair mineral analysis. This indicates that the chelating agent DMSA (Dimercapto succinic acid) provides a safe and valuable treatment option for lead overexposure.

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Baba Farid Center for Special Children

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Through our work in Punjab, which started at this center, we have bought attention to the needs of these people. Our research alerted the Punjabi government to pay attention to the agricultural and water issues that are the most likely causes of Punjab's health problems. Also check our study on cancer.