mercury poisoning


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a toxic condition caused by ingesting or inhaling mercury

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The common symptoms of chronic mercury poisoning are irritability, tremor, and gingivitis, while the onset of pain is rare.
Mining alone exposes up to 15 million workers in 70 different countries to mercury poisoning, including child labourers.
This prompted calls for the declaration of a health crisis and the immediate evacuation and relocation of residents who showed symptoms of Minamata disease, named after the fishing village in Japan that in the late 1950s suffered the effects of mercury poisoning.
The effects of mercury poisoning are widespread, and unfortunate.
Children are at increased risk for exposure to mercury poisoning because they are more likely to play on floors and because their smaller lung capacity facilitates increased breathing of mercury vapors (2,3).
Sofia Ashraf's "Kodaikanal Won't" addresses alleged mercury poisoning of former workers in a Tamil Nadu town and attracts nearly 2m YouTube views
That would imply that autism is a form of mercury poisoning.
Dr Khwaja shared the research work on Mercury Poisoning Dentistry: High level indoor air mercury contamination at selected dental sites" carried out by SDPI at dental sites in Pakistan.
However, widespread seafood fraud can lead to fish contaminated by heavy metals being sold to those who are vulnerable to mercury poisoning, such as pregnant women and children.
In all, 900 people died and 2,265 people are still suffering from mercury poisoning.
Ontario and Canada have never apologized for even one case of mercury poisoning in Grassy Narrows.
And she only began to turn the corner after doctors in Switzerland said it was mercury poisoning, which can mimic MS symptoms.
Dimercaprol (British anti-Lewisite; BAL) is used for the treatment of arsenic, gold, and acute mercury poisoning (not effective for chronic mercury poisoning).
As far as the Emerald Tablet goes, an English translation was provided by Isaac Newton, who was infatuated with alchemy and possibly had mercury poisoning from attempting to produce gold.
Mostly due to a large amalgam filling from 2008, Jeffrey developed many severe symptoms from mercury poisoning.