Tag Archives: autoimmune disease

Mercury Effect: Women Should Mind What Fish They Eat, Warns Study

Merury traces in fish proved fatal for decades and Japan’s Minamata case in the late 1960s should remain a lesson for any marine food consumption without health precautions. New research has suggested that pregnant women who consume mercury-ladden fish food may develop the risk autoimmune disorders , which may be fatal to the babies inside. The study conducted by the ...

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Researchers Find New Way to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

A researcher from Missouri-based Saint Louis University has found a new way to prevent Type I diabetes that stops the destruction of beta cells and preserves insulin production. Thomas Burris, chair of pharmacological and physiological science, and his team focused on blocking the autoimmune process that destroys beta cells and leads to diabetes. “None of the animals on the treatment ...

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