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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 […]

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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 […]