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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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Appraisal Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Appraisal of prenatal fluoride IQ study

Publication reviewed: Prenatal fluoride exposure and cognitive outcomes in children at 4 and 6-12 years of age in Mexico Morteza Bashash, Deena Thomas, Howard Hu et al. — Environmental Health Perspectives WHAT THE RESEARCH FOUND The authors analyzed data from the Early Life Exposures in Mexico to Environmental Toxicants (ELEMENT) project to examine if prenatal […]