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Common gene variants may increase methylmercury risk in children

About 30% of children carry a gene variant that may make them more susceptible to prenatal exposure to methylmercury, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Senior author of the study was Philippe Grandjean, adjunct…

Predicting the nutritional value of fish

Fish that are genetically related have similar nutritional content, according to a new study co-led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Food security expert Bapu Vaitla, a visiting scientist at Harvard Chan School, and colleagues studied 371 fish species and…

Regular fish consumption may help prevent heart disease

Eating fish regularly may lower the risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD), according to a new study. Researchers looked at samples of fatty tissue from participants in the Danish Diet, Cancer, and Health Study between 1993 and 1997. Participants whose tissue had…

Overfishing threatens human health

People around the world are eating more fish. While this is generally good for their health, a researcher from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health cautions that the growing demand is putting a potentially catastrophic strain on the world’s fisheries.