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Impact of fluoride on neurological development in children

Impact of fluoride on neurological development in children
July 25, 2012 — For years health experts have been unable to agree on whether fluoride in the drinking water may be toxic to the developing human brain. Extremely high levels of fluoride are known to cause neurotoxicity in adults, and negative impacts on memory and learning have been reported in rodent studies, but little is known about the substance’s impact on children’s neurodevelopment. In a meta-analysis, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and China Medical University in Shenyang for the first time combined 27 studies and found strong indications that fluoride may adversely affect cognitive development in children. Based on the findings, the authors say that this risk should not be ignored, and that more research on fluoride’s impact on the developing brain is warranted. The study was published online in Environmental Health Perspectives on July 20, 2012. * This sentence was updated on September 5, 2012. Read a September 2012 statement by the authors.

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British Government Wants to Force People to Drink Fluoridated Water The American Dental Association (ADA) and UK version of this agency, the British Dental Association (BDA), along with government agencies have long touted the benefits of fluoridating municipal water supplies to keep everyone’s teeth pearly white and without cavities, but what if you have no teeth? Truthfully, it doesn’t matter; fluoride is a toxic substance that shouldn’t be forced on the population, but even people without teeth are pushed to consume fluoride. Local officials are being asked by government agencies in the UK to fluoridate their water again, even though millions currently drink unfluoridated water. Only 6.1 million people in the UK currently drink fluoridated water, some of it being naturally fluoridated instead of forcibly tinkered with by adding sodium fluoride, a leftover from the fertilizer and mining industries. That amounts to only 10% of the entire population. Why exactly the government would want to poison its people with fluoridated water when, as Dr.

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