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Mercury In Dental Fillings Does Not Appear To Cause Alzheimer's, According To University Of Kentucky Study

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February 10, 1999
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Mercury used in dental fillings does not appear to cause Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by University of Kentucky researchers. The study compared mercury levels in autopsied brains, and dental amalgam status and history in Alzheimer’s disease subjects as well as control subjects.

LEXINGTON, KY (Feb. 8, 1999) - Mercury used in dental fillings does not appear to cause Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by University of Kentucky researchers. Results of the study are published in the lead article in today’s Journal of the American Dental Association.


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