Commentary Neurodevelopmental Disorders

NTP study does not support fluoride as a neurotoxin

Publication reviewed: An Evaluation of Neurotoxicity Following Fluoride Exposure from Gestational Through Adult Ages in Long-Evans Hooded Rats McPherson CA, Zhang G, Gilliam R et al. — Neurotoxicity Research. 2018 February 5. Epub ahead of print Background on fluoride as a neurotoxin review: The National Toxicology Program (NTP) released a systematic review, the Effects of Fluoride […]

Commentary Endocrine Disorders

Fluoride and diabetes study is a muddle of models

Publication reviewed: Community water fluoridation predicts increase in age-adjusted and prevalence of diabetes in 22 states from 2005 and 2010 Fluegge K.  – Journal of Water and Health. 2016;14(5):864-77 A Muddle of Models OVERVIEW The paper about fluoride and diabetes by Fluegge (J Water and Health 2016) examined county level estimates of diabetes prevalence and incidence […]

Bone Fractures Commentary

Calcium fluoride vs sodium fluoride: errors in confused research paper

Publication reviewed: Physiologic Conditions Affect Toxicity of Ingested Industrial Fluoride Sauerheber R — J Environ Public Health. 2013; Article ID 439490 A review of the paper authored by Sauerheber was conducted by Dr. Gary Whitford, School of Dentistry, Medical College of Georgia. This resource outlines Dr. Whitford’s comments, including on errors and misconceptions from Sauerherber’s paper […]