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Blood mercury levels 2-3 times higher in Alzheimer’s than age-matched controls
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 9:01 am Email this article
Blood mercury levels were more than 2-times higher in Alzheimer’s patients than age-matched controls, and almost 3-times higher in early-onset Alzheimer’s than age-matched controls according to a 1998 study from Switzerland.
Hock C, Drasch G, Golombowski S, Muller-Spahn F, Willershausen-Zonnchen B, Schwarz P, Hock U, Growdon JH, and Nitsch RM. Increased blood mercury levels in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. J Neural Transm (Vienna), 1998; 105(1): 59-68.
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Department of Psychiatry, University of Basel, Switzerland.
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