Huskies lend insight into mercury risk

November 2011
Biomedical Market Newsletter;11/21/2011, Vol. 21, p191
The article reports on the finding of a research which investigates the risk of mercury in indigenous people's food source in the U.S. Researchers have highlighted serious health risks associated with indigenous people's diet such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, and motor neuron disease. The result was based on studied huskies which has been an ideal model for indigenous people as they are exposed to the same environmental hazard.


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