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Amalgam
Metals and metal alloys are commonly used in implanted medical devices and in inserts like amalgam dental fillings, and these materials are sometimes in contact with parts of the body for extended periods of time.  Part of the FDA’s evaluation to determine whether a medical device is safe and effective involves reviewing information about metals...
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  First published: 14 March 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/osi2.1001 Anita V. Tibau1 | Blanche D. Grube2 | Braulio J. Velez3 | Victor M. Vega4 | Joachim Mutter5 Abstract Historically, titanium (Ti) has maintained the reputation of being an inert and relatively biocompatible metal, suitable for use in both medical and dental prosthesis. There are many published articles supporting these views, but there...
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https://doi.org/10.1186/s40201-016-0253-z Abstract Background Dental amalgam is composed of approximately 50% elemental mercury. Despite concerns over the toxicity of mercury, amalgam is still the most widely used restorative material. Wi-Fi is a rapidly using local area wireless computer networking technology. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study that evaluates the effect of exposure to...
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Abstract: The molecular basis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) still remains obscure and little is known about the specific gene-environment interactions that may increase the prevalence of the disorder. There has been a lot of controversy in the past regarding the association of thimerosal, a mercury (Hg)-containing preservative in vaccines, and the increased probability of...
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Over the past decades, the use of common sources of electromagnetic fields such as Wi-Fi routers and mobile phones has been increased enormously all over the world. Increased release of mercury from dental amalgam restorations after exposure to electromagnetic fields such as those generated by MRI and mobile phones has been reported by our team...
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