Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Seafood consumption, mercury exposure not tied to mortality

(HealthDay)—Seafood consumption and associated mercury exposure are not significantly associated with the risk for mortality, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in JAMA Network Open.


Consumers missing out on health benefits of seafood consumption

Seafood, which is defined as both fish and shellfish, is a nutrient-rich protein food, and its consumption has been associated with reduced risk of heart disease. But while most U.S. consumers eat some seafood, the amounts ...


Seafood: can there be too much of a good thing?

Stony Brook University has launched a pilot epidemiologic study targeting avid fish consumers that will examine the benefits and risks of seafood consumption. The “Long Island Study of Seafood Consumption,” led ...