Prop 65 and Dental Mercury: New Warnings

Prop 65 and Dental Mercury: New Warnings “Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. The proposition protects the state’s drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and…

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury Human exposure to mercury is presently a major public health concern worldwide (Sheehan et al., 2014; Andreoli and Sprovieri, 2017). Since 2013, a growing number of countries are agreeing to join efforts aiming to protect human health and the environment against…

Recommendations About the Use of Dental Amalgam in Certain High-Risk Populations: FDA Safety Communication

Date Issued: September 24, 2020 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing recommendations about the use of dental amalgam in certain groups of people who may be at greater risk to the potential adverse health effects of mercury exposure, to include: Pregnant women and their developing fetuses; Women who are planning to become pregnant; Nursing…

Silent Inflammation in the Jaw and Neurological Dysregulation – Case Study Linking Rantes/Ccl5 Overexpression in Jawbone with Chemokine Receptors in the Central Nervous System

“With the increasing complexity of various systemic diseases, it is appropriate to discuss the background of their pathogenesis. Autonomic dysregulation with poorly defined multisystem disorders frequently present a challenging clinical situation for medical practitioners [1,2]. With the absence of any discernable cause, together with insufficient research on this increasingly prevalent phenomenon, many presentations of this…