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Dental amalgan and MS

The mercury in dental amalgam fillings -- most people's major source of exposure to mercury vapor absorbed into the bloodstream -- does not appear to cause or worsen degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's or multiple sclerosis, according to an article in a recent issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The fear of such a link was sparked by a report that high mercury levels have been found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease.

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December 1, 2003 in complementary and alternative medicine , research | Permalink