Thursday, April 06, 2006
Fluoride and Bone Cancer in Boys
The Fluoride controversy has been heating up in the news again this week. It seems that a student at the Harvard Dental school submitted her thesis in which she raised very serious concerns about fluoride's safety and its potential to cause bone cancer in teenage boys. The findings raise fundamental questions about the wisdom of adding fluoride to tap water. Click here to read her 27 page thesis. Her advisor, Dr. Chester Douglas, is alleged to have covered up the facts and/or lied about the results of her work when reporting the results of his federally funded research to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Dr. Douglas is on the payroll of Colgate. Click on the following article to read more:
Strong Link Between Fluoridated Water and Bone Cancer in Boys
Department Chair With Industry Ties Misrepresented Results to Federal Authorities
Fox News: Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer in Men
Obviously, this is not the first time that someone has tried to make this connection.
Click on the following article from the Taipei Times: Fluoridated water can cause bone cancer in boys - June 2005
Newsweek (2/5/90)Don't Drink the Water? . . . studies indicate that fluoride might be a carcinogen.
The Fluoride Bombshell. Oakland Tribune (2/16/90)
HEALTH EFFECTS: Fluoride & Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer)
Fluoride Linked To Bone Cancer in Boys
I will be following this story and will let you know what happens next.