Copper Amalgam and Norwegian Dental Health Personnel

Copper amalgams, consisting 60-70% mercury (Hg) and 30-40% copper (Cu) (1, 2), were used very commonly in Norway for children with caries – allegedly … [Read more...]

Medical Geology: An Emerging Discipline in Environmental and Human Health

Olle Selinus, PhD Former geologist at the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU), and now Associated Professor at Linneaus University in Kalmar, … [Read more...]

Serum Zinc and Copper Levels in Autistic Children

In collaboration with Chinese researchers, Geir Bjørklund investigated the serum levels of zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) in 60 Chinese children with … [Read more...]

Metal-Induced Inflammation Triggers Fibromyalgia in Metal-Allergic Patients

Stejskal, Öckert, and Bjørklund studied the frequency and clinical relevance of metal allergy in 15 fibromylagia (FM) patients (1). Metal allergy was … [Read more...]

Identifying Individuals at Risk of Developing ASIA Syndrome

Vera Stejskal, PhD is Associate Professor of Immunology at University of Stockholm, Sweden. She is founder and president of the MELISA Medica … [Read more...]

Agent-Centered Deontology: The Minamata Convention on Mercury and Dentistry’s Role

The Minamata Convention on Mercury is a global, legally binding treaty which opened for signature on October 10, 2013 in Japan. To address the global … [Read more...]

The Role of Zinc and Copper in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Children with Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) appear to be at risk for zinc (Zn) deficiency, copper (Cu) toxicity, have often low Zn/Cu ratio, and … [Read more...]

Letter To The Deans Of Dentistry

This is an open letter from  Robert Gammal, BDS (July 2011): "Dental students are the only students who are routinely poisoned by mercury, the third … [Read more...]