Fluoridation contributes to Iodine deficiency and related illnesses

A recent review identifies the molecular mechanisms by which fluoride inhibits sodium iodide symporter expression and functionality, which in turn contributes to impaired iodide absorption, diminished iodide-concentrating ability, and iodine deficiency disorders[1]. Overall, studies suggest that fluoride exposure directly affects the bio-availability of iodine in humans. This is particularly important for New Zealanders, as NZ…

“Fluoride Reduces IQ” advertisement – NOT socially irresponsible says Advertising Standards Authority

There was nothing socially irresponsible or misleading about an advertisement regarding fluoride lowering children’s IQ, the Advertising Standards Complaints Appeal Board has ruled, overturning part of a decision by the Complaints Board in November 2018. Complaints were therefore not upheld. The Complaints Board had originally ruled that the claims were substantiated and that the advertisement…

New study provides more evidence on the serious dangers posed by fluoridation – Canadian Conference 28th August 2018

A conference organized jointly by the International Society for Exposure Science (ISES) and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), held in Ottawa, Canada from Aug 26-30, has revealed that contrary to claims made repeatedly by NZ health authorities, water fluoridation poses many risks, especially to the unborn child and people with iodine deficiency. Of…

New US Government Study on Fluoride Damage to Brain must Spell End to Fluoridation in New Zealand

Fluoride Free New Zealand is calling on the 23 councils (out of the total of 67) that still fluoridate, to urgently implement a moratorium on fluoridation to protect the brains of children being born today in their community. A major study published on Tuesday in the US Government’s Environmental Health Perspectives has found that children…

Two New Studies Show Association between Fluoride Intake, Chronic Pain and Arthritic Disease

Press Release by Lead Author, Declan Waugh 3rd July 2017 A collaborative group of international scientists, academics and medical practitioners have banded together without any funding to publish two major research studies addressing shortcomings in how public health policy decisions are made in Ireland and New Zealand. The New Zealand study, published on 21st June…

Confusion from Pro-Fluoride Group

In a press release last week, the head of pro-fluoride activist group Making Sense of Fluoride, Dan Ryan expressed astonishment that the Royal Society of NZ once supported keeping leaded petrol; Ryan went as far as to deny it. His confusion went further, showing he didn’t understand the difference between a discredited fluoride-IQ NZ study…