Chelation therapy does not improve outcomes after heart attack

People with diabetes who had suffered a heart attack derived no clinical benefit from edetate disodium-based chelation, a therapy that draws lead and other toxic metals linked to increased risk of heart disease and stroke ...


Reduced blood lead levels linked to lower blood pressure

Through the Strong Heart Family Study, researchers have found that small declines in blood lead levels were associated with long-term cardiovascular health improvements in Native American adults. Participants who had the ...


Lead-tainted applesauce may contain another toxin, chromium

Applesauce fruit puree pouches under recall and investigation for toxic lead levels may also contain another toxin, chromium, according to an update released Friday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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