Articles tagged "mercury poisoning"

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Mercury is altering gene expression

The mercury found at very low concentrations in water is concentrated along the entire food chain, from algae via zooplankton to small fish and on to the largest fish -- the ones we eat. Mercury causes severe and irreversible neurological disorders in people who...

August 15, 2017

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Mercury contamination widespread across western North America

An international research team has found that mercury contamination is widespread across western North America in the air, soil, lake sediments, plants, fish and wildlife. The team, led by researchers from the USGS, evaluated potential risks from mercury to the...

September 21, 2016

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Severe mercury contamination in Amazon prompts state of emergency, Peru

The Peruvian government has declared a 60-day state of emergency for 11 towns in Madre de Dios, a region in southeastern Peru’s Amazon Basin, after officials found alarmingly high levels of mercury. This highly toxic metal comes from illegal gold mines and...

May 24, 2016

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Mercury concentrations in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna increasing

Mercury concentrations in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna are increasing at a rate of 3.8 percent or more per year, according to a new University of Michigan-led study that suggests rising atmospheric levels of the toxic substance are to blame. Mercury is a toxic trace metal th

February 05, 2015

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Mercury from gold mines accumulates hundreds of miles downstream

Duke University researchers have found hazardous levels of mercury hundreds of miles downstream from Peruvian gold mines. Researchers have determined that the health risks taken on by artisanal, small-scale gold miners extend far beyond the miners themselves. Based...

January 10, 2015

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Study finds evidence for CDC cover-up of link between autism and mercury in vaccines

A new study finds the CDC may have covered up the clear and present danger associated with mercury in vaccines.A controversial new study published in Biomed Research International titled, "Methodological Issues and Evidence of Malfeasance in Research

June 18, 2014

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Mike Adams explains why heavy metals are so dangerous to human health: lead, cadmium, arsenic and mercury

Mike Adams, founding editor of NaturalNews.com, has just posted a very informative new video which explains why heavy metals are so toxic to human health and what it means for our society. Take the time to watch it, share it and bookmark for

January 30, 2014

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Good news for children – Vaccination opt-outs on the rise

Believe it or not there are men and women who are mentally twisted enough to believe they are doing the right thing when they poison children. They choose to ignore the fact that, by their dastardly acts, they can wipe the smiles off the faces of innocent and

September 26, 2012

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Mercury poisoning of our mind, body and the planet - no multidimensional perception

The term "mad as a hatter" will forever be linked to the madcap milliner in Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, Alice in Wonderland. But few actually know that the true origin of the saying relates to a disease peculiar to the hat making industry in the 1800's. A

January 12, 2012