Mercury And Autism Not Linked, Again

A “sentinel” population in the vastness of the Indian Ocean has long attracted scientific interest because of how much dietary methylmercury its members consume. The thing is, though, that as much as scientists have looked, they have yet to find any problems related to this intake. In the latest study with this ‘sentinel population’, reseachers again have found no link, this time between autistic behaviors and maternal mercury exposure during pregnancy.

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