View Full Version : Link Between Uranium Exposure And Increased Lupus Rate
11-16-2012, 02:18 AM
People living near a former uranium ore processing facility in Ohio are experiencing a higher than average rate of lupus, according a new study conducted by scientists at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Lupus is a chronic inflammatory disease that can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, lungs, nervous system and other organs of the body...
Interesting article, but they didn't say anything about what kind of Uranium, and in what form, the people in the study were exposed to. I used to be a crewman on a tank that had both armor and ammunition made of Depleted Uranium. I wish the report was a little more detailed.
11-16-2012, 11:03 AM
This was on my local news earlier this week :D The doctor interviewed is one of my rheums! Here is the article posted by my local news station. I don't know that it gives much more info other than a little more background on the old plant. http://www.fox19.com/story/20078194/study-links-uranium-exposure-to-higher-lupus-rate