Editorial: Okinawa Defense Bureau denied permission to enter Kadena Air Base
The current situation wherein we cannot even conduct an investigation into environmental problems that could very well threaten the lives and livelihoods of Okinawans is one that we cannot approve of. The Japanese government must quickly pursue an effective policy that will allow such surveys to be conducted on the grounds of U.S. bases. The […]
Groundwater fluoride contamination and probabilistic health risk assessment in fluoride endemic areas of the Upper East Region, Ghana.
Highlights Over 20% of the existing wells have fluoride >1.5 mg L-1. Probabilistic risk assessment of fluoride exposure was carried out for different age groups. Fluoride concentrations, daily ingestion rate and exposure time were the most relevant variables. There should strong advocacy and public awareness on the effect of water quality on human health. Abstract: […]
Canadian Mother-Offspring IQ Study: Waking Times.
Another Reason To End Fluoridation: Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Lowers IQ of Children By Aaron Kesel An influential medical research Journal the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a very interesting study that links fluoride consumption during pregnancy to lower IQs in children. The study funded by the Canadian government and the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health […]
Is Fluoride the New Mercury? 10 Natural Toothpaste Alternatives That Are Playing It Safe
Whether it’s part of the tidal wave of new naturals taking over the beauty realm or fluoride’s classification as a neurotoxin (the same eyebrow-raising category that lead, arsenic, and methylmercury fall into) this year, there’s no denying that natural toothpastes are having a moment. Though it’s long been added to drinking water supplies and used […]
Sterlite – here’s proof: The data on how the smelter is likely cause for water pollution
From court-ordered reports, studies by the TNPCB, Central Pollution Control Board and NGOs, every assessment found evidence of water contamination. On 3 April, 2018, villagers in Kumareddiapuram thwarted attempts by Thoothukudi district officials to dismantle the public handpumps that were yielding yellow-coloured water reportedly contaminated by Sterlite’s copper smelter. The hamlet, which is located within […]
Ask the Dentist: Fluoride Pros and Cons: Is Fluoride Safe?
The use of fluoride is controversial—it’s a known toxin, but we’ve also been told it’s essential for healthy teeth. Fluoride can sometimes be beneficial, but with safer alternatives available, it’s just not worth the risk. Fluoride has always been a controversial topic in the world of dentistry, and as a dentist, I’m going to make […]
Sulfuryl Fluoride. Adverse Effects: Brain
Sulfuryl fluoride – Fumigant insecticide – CAS No. 2699-79-8 Molecular formula for Sulfuryl Fluoride: Ref: January 23, 2004. Sulfuryl Fluoride; Pesticide Tolerance. 40 CFR Part 180 [OPP-2003-0373; FRL-7342-1]. Final Rule. Federal Register Excerpts from: Table 1.–Subchronic, Chronic, and Other Toxicity Study Guideline Type of Study NOAEL mg/kg/day LOAEL mg/kg/day Based on: None cited 2-Week inhalation […]
Davis-Monthan AFB says it let some toxic compounds wash into soil, enter sewers
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base admits it allowed some toxic chemical compounds used for firefighting to wash into the soil and discharged the compounds in diluted form into sewers. But until the base finishes an investigation this fall of its use and disposal of the compounds, D-M officials said they’re not ready to say whether their […]
The great smog of 2018
Natural and man-made factors are well on their way to making the prevalence of cancer a dystopic reality for India. Urgent interventions are needed. Dateline, September 2018: After a heavy monsoon season, which dumped over 4,000 billion cubic millimetres of precipitation, civic authorities were severely stretched with treating flood victims and the increased cases of […]
Higher Levels of Fluoride Found To Be Linked With ADHD In Children
There is overwhelming evidence that the prolonged ingestion of fluoride causes significant damage to health and particularly to the nervous system. According to University of Toronto and York University researchers, higher levels of fluoride during pregnancy have now been linked with more ADHD-like symptoms in school-age children. Fluoride can be toxic by ingesting one part […]