11 Jun 2013

Cancer risk

Monday June 10, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Boys who drink fluoridated water are at higher risk for bone cancers as studies have demonstrated.  At higher risk from water fluoridation are not the boys only and bone cancers are not the only malignancies that can be promoted or induced by fluoride, according to a new study released in Journal of Epidemiology.

K. Takahashi and colleagues from University of Tokyo in Japan looked at IARC data from nine communities in the U.S. with 21.8 million residents (mainly white) and found "optimally" fluoridated drinking water was associated with significantly increased risk of cancers in 23 types of cancer......

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