New study links mercury to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

By November 27, 2010Got Mercury?

A new research study by Northeastern University professor Richard Deth suggests that long-term exposure to mercury may be linked to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

“Mercury is clearly contributing to neurological problems, whose rate is increasing in parallel with rising levels of mercury,” said Deth, a professor of pharmacology in the Bouve College of Health Sciences.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the number one source of mercury exposure is through eating mercury contaminated seafood.

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