Fluoride Action Network


  • The Fluoride IQ studies

    The Fluoride IQ Studies Fluoride’s ability to damage the brain is one of the most active areas of fluoride research today. Over 600 studies have found that fluoride can damage the brain. • From 1989 to 2023, a total of 86 studies have investigated the relationship between fluoride and human intelligence. • 77 studies have […]

  • Green 2019 Study: Second U.S. Government Funded Study Shows Low Fluoride Exposure Reduces IQ

    STUDY PROMPTS CALL FOR LOWER FLUORIDE CONSUMPTION BY PREGNANT WOMEN  The world’s premier pediatric journal has published a new government-funded study confirming our worst fears, linking exposure to “optimally” fluoridated water during pregnancy to lowered IQ for the child. Above Video: Game-Changing Fluoride Neurotoxicity Study #2: Green 2019  You can repair a cavity, but you […]

  • 2019: Latest Information

    Dramatic increases in dental fluorosis point to widespread fluoride overexposure with risk of neurotoxicity March 15, 2019 – Researchers report a huge increase in dental fluorosis in the USA in a paper just published in the Journal of Dental Research – Clinical & Translational Research. Dental fluorosis is a tooth enamel defect caused by excessive […]

  • Several In Utero Fluoride/IQ Studies Should Provoke A Nation-Wide Fluoridation Moratorium

    NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Critics of the fluoride-IQ study published this month in JAMA Pediatrics claimed it needed replication. However, the Canadian study by Green (2019) was already a replication of another U.S. government-funded study published in 2017 by Bashash which found similar effects, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Both were Mother-Offspring studies […]

  • Fluoride Lowers IQ, Studies Show

    [Rachel’s introduction: “The Precautionary Principle dictates that fluoride, now shown to alter the brain at low levels, should cease being added to water supplies.”] Dr. Vyvyan Howard, a prominent fetal toxicologist said in a recent Canadian TV interview that current brain/fluoride research convinces him that we should stop water fluoridation. Dr. Howard, President of the […]

  • Fluoride Linked to Low IQ, Studies Show

    Children’s intelligence declines as their natural drinking water fluoride levels increase, concluded a Chinese study in the May 2003 journal, “Fluoride.” Children scored inferior IQ’s even when fluoride levels were similar to that added to U.S. water supplies to prevent tooth decay (1). “As the fluoride levels in drinking water increased, the IQ fell and […]

  • Criticisms of Recent JAMA Fluoride/IQ Study Are Unfounded

      FAN PRESS RELEASE AUGUST 21: A newly published carefully-researched and meticulously peer-reviewed US government-funded study published in JAMA Pediatrics reports maternal fluoride levels are linked to offspring’s lower IQ. But the same day the study was released, many fluoridation proponents erroneously dismissed it, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Above Video: Paul Connett Responds to Criticisms of the […]

  • Canadian Mother-Offspring IQ Study: MedPage Today – interview with lead author.

    Video interview with Rivka Green, lead author of the new Canadian IQ study The safety of water fluoridation has been debated for decades. A recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics added new information to this debate by demonstrating that higher fluoride intake during pregnancy was associated with lower IQ scores in boys. In this exclusive […]

  • Southampton: Response to Bazian critique of NRC 2006 Fluoride Toxicology Review

    February 26, 2009. Letter to: South Central Strategic Health Authority (SHA) Rivergate House, Newbury Business Park London Road Newbury, Berkshire RG14 2PZ UK Via email To: Dr Geoffrey Harris, Chairman, and Board Members, Response to Bazian critique of NRC 2006 Fluoride Toxicology Review Bazian Ltd. was contracted by SHA to critique the US National Research […]

  • Fluoride: lowering IQ’s?

    ••• Note from FAN: This undated article was published online close to May 1, 2008 ••• New studies from China show that an excessive intake of fluoride can accumulate in the brain, permanently reducing a child’s intelligence. Two suburban villages in Shanxi Province in China are very much alike – except for the level of […]