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Visit A Shot of Truth’s website to view the complete historical timeline of the mercury-based preservative, thimerosal, that is still used in vaccines. Charlotte,
Microbes that live in rice paddies, northern peat bogs and other previously unexpected environments are among the bacteria that can generate highly toxic methylmercury.
A new study from the University of Michigan reveals that a common test currently used to determine mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of toxic metal released from fillings.
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - CoMeD - On Monday, May 16, 2011, Rear Admiral Ali S. Khan, M.D., MPH, Assistant Surgeon General and Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response of the U.S.
Feathers collected from the rare Pacific black-footed albatross over the past 120 years have helped researchers from Harvard University track increases in the neurotoxin methylmercury in the endangered bird, which forages extensively throughout the Pacific.
Mercury contamination, a worldwide environmental problem, has been called "public enemy No. 1" in California's San Francisco Bay.
Succimer, a drug used for treating lead poisoning, does not effectively remove mercury from the body.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the "International Mercury Expo 2010*" this weekend at the College of William and Mary, a mercury watchdog group is launching a new website to counter misinformation on 'mercury facts' spread by industry and groups claiming to represent consumers - but in reality often representing special interests in disguise. The announcement will occur on Saturday, April 24th as part of a presentation by Dr.
BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, world governments took the first significant steps towards a Legally Binding Treaty to control mercury pollution at a United Nations Environmental Program meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.
Mercury pollution is a persistent problem in the environment. Human activity has lead to increasingly large accumulations of the toxic chemical, especially in waterways, where fish and shellfish tend to act as sponges for the heavy metal.
Mercury (element) Mercury, also called quicksilver, is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Hg (from the Greek hydrargyrum, for watery (or liquid) silver) and atomic number 80. A heavy, silvery, transition metal, mercury is one of only two elements that are liquid at room temperature (the other is bromine). Mercury is used in thermometers, barometers and other scientific apparatuses. Mercury is mostly obtained by reduction from the mineral cinnabar. Notable...
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