Latest Water fluoridation Stories

2013-03-29 23:01:12

Tariq Drabu says, "The government talks a lot about reducing health inequalities. It needs to show that it is serious." (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 Tariq Drabu, leading Manchester GDC registered dentist and the owner of Langley Dental Practice in Middleton, Manchester has today issued a strong call supporting the fluoridation of public water supplies as part of a dental public health agenda. His call follows the news that in Wales more than four in 10 children are suffering tooth decay by the...

2013-03-05 15:02:36

Researchers in India have developed a filter system based on a medicinal herb, which they say can quickly and easily remove "fluoride" from drinking water. The technology described in the March issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering uses parts of the plant Tridax procumbens as a biocarbon filter for the ion. Drinking water can contain natural fluoride or fluoride might be added as a protective agent for teeth by water companies. However, its presence is not without...

2012-07-25 06:37:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Harvard University researchers conducted a review of fluoride/brain studies and concluded that there is a possibility of adverse effects of fluoride exposure on children´s neurodevelopment. Children in high fluoride areas had significantly lower IQs than those who lived in low fluoride areas, and the EPA says that there is substantial evidence of developmental neurotoxicity. Fluoride, or fluosilicic acid, is added to US water supplies at approximately 1 part...

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