The dose of arsenic increases the risk of down syndrome

The effects of the toxin on the body parents significantly increases the probability of having a child with a genetic disease. Scientists have once again confirmed the existence of a real risk associated with this chemical compound. About the nuances of the work done, reports The Times of India.

The study involved 323 children, including 60 children with down syndrome. Parents scientists are also fully examined. It turned out that the level of parents of children with a genetic disorder was higher than in the control group.

Moreover, arsenic was determined in the hair of children from such parents. Experts recommend most to protect themselves from contact with salts of heavy metals. Even small levels of some chemical compounds can cause serious health problems in future children.

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