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A new study found that higher levels of mercury exposure in young adults increased their risks for type 2 diabetes later in life by 65 percent. The study, led by Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington epidemiologist ...
Diabetes Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A common test used to determine mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of the toxic metal released from fillings, according to University of Michigan researchers.
Dentistry Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Young adults exposed to mercury have a higher risk of developing diabetes later in life, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in Diabetes Care.
Diabetes Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Prenatal exposure to fish beneficial to child development: New study adds to evidence that 'good' outweighs the 'bad'
(Medical Xpress)—A study published recently in the Journal of Nutrition adds to the growing scientific evidence that when expecting mothers eat fish often, they are giving their future children a boost ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A United Nations proposal to ban the vaccine preservative thimerosal—which contains a form of mercury—should not go through, says a leading group of U.S. pediatricians.
Medications Dec 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A study of children in the New Bedford, Mass., area suggests that low-level prenatal mercury exposure may be associated with a greater risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-related behaviors and that fish ...
Attention deficit disorders Oct 08, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Leading Canadian health and environmental experts today issued a list of the top five ways parents can protect their children from toxic substances in and around the home.
Health Jun 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1