Oct/Nov 2011

House Call

Research Roundup: Teeth Talk, Dangers of Seafood, Gluten and the Liver and More!

Researchers from the Medical University of Silesia in Poland recently analyzed lead and cadmium levels in the baby teeth of children with celiac disease, children with food allergy and a third group of kids without either condition. According to their work, levels of lead and cadmium were higher in the teeth of children with celiac disease and those with a food allergy. All children were from the same region of Poland, which is highly industrial, and they had similar environmental exposure to toxic metals like lead and cadmium.   More...