Mercury threat to unborn child

The Ecologist19.02.2019
Toxic heavy metal can pass placenta into unborn child.

The toxic heavy metal mercury can find its way into the blood of unborn babies through the placenta by “camouflaging” itself as an amino acid.

This finding was the outcome of research carried out by a team from Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences and the Medical University of Vienna (both Austria).


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