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Methylmercury in Marine Fish Pose Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Elderly Men

...t the behavior of mercury in marine ecosystems and methylmercury in marine fish, the ingestion of which is the prim... to the human fetus. New evidence indicates that methylmercury exposure may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly in adult men. Increasing merc...

Mercury Contamination (Hotspots) Identified

...atic food chains, resulting in dangerous levels of methylmercury in some wildlife species. Greater deposition of mercury near areas that are highly sensitive to the element or that are already affected by it could raise the risk to people and wildlife that consume fish. There is reason to believe, however, th...

Industrial Chemicals Are Impairing the Brain Development of Children Worldwide

...ing in U.S. children are $43 billion annually; for methylmercury toxicity, $8.7 billion each year. ÔÇťOther harmful consequences from lead exposure include shortened attention spans, slowed motor coordination and heightened aggressiveness, which can lead to problems in school and diminished economic productivity a...

Dangers Of Mercury

...at there is solid scientific evidence to show that methylmercury has toxic effects, particularly to the developing fetus, and also new evidence that indicates that methylmercury exposure may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in humans, particularly in adult men. I...

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