Potential Water Fluoridation Links To Negative Health Require More Research

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The authors of a review carried out by the Health Research Board, found a paucity of international research specifically examining the link between community water fluoridation and health effects and decided most of the studies examined were not of a suitable design to either prove or disprove a link. More research will be needed and this is coming at a time when a number of County Councils have voted against the use of fluoridation or asked for further health studies. In relation to an alleged link to bone cancer, the board said the literature pointed to “mixed” effects and no link had been proven. The review also found no definitive evidence to link water fluoridation to increased bone fractures, reduced IQ, cancer, heart disease, kidney disorders, Down syndrome or increased mortality from all causes.“Therefore, it is difficult to draw a definitive conclusion.”….Read More (PDF)

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