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From COVID to Cancer, is Vitamin C the Answer?

From COVID to Cancer, is Vitamin C the Answer? By Blanche D. Grube, DMD and Anita Vazquez Tibau The research on the safety and efficacy on various forms of vitamin C over the last 80 plus years, is widely established. Currently, there are clinical trials and case studies taking place on vitamin C mega dose’s, as

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Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury

Genetic Susceptibility to Neurodegeneration in Amazon: Apolipoprotein E Genotyping in Vulnerable Populations Exposed to Mercury By Gabriela P. F. Arrifano Rosa C. R. Martín-Doimeadios, María Jiménez-Moreno, et al. “Human exposure to mercury is a serious problem of public health in Amazon. As in other vulnerable populations throughout the world, Amazonian riverine populations are chronically exposed

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Lyme Disease: Differentiating Between Detection and Diagnosis

by Blanche Grube, DMD, and Leslie Douglas, PhD Scientific and Clinical Laboratory Testing in General Sensitivity and specificity are common terms for assessing in quantitative terms the accuracy of a given testing method. In other words, they measure whether and how well that method is able to distinguish between disease and its absence. They are,

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First International Dental Mercury Conference Held in Rio de Janeiro

The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and the Public Health and Environmental Program of the Sergio Arouca National School of Public Health (ENSP/FIOCRUZ) along with the Brasil Chapter of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) jointly sponsored, for the first time, an international conference on 9 and 10 November under the theme “The toxicological

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International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Launches Mercury-Free Campaign in Brazil

The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) launched the national campaign for mercury-free dentistry in Brazil in late fall 2014. During the sessions of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), the IAOMT developed what would become the Technical Assistance Programme (TAP). The TAP educates dental professionals, doctors, governments,

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