This book reviews the effects on health of fluoride ingested from various sources. Those health effects reviewed include dental fluorosis; bone fracture; effects on renal, reproductive, and gastrointestinal systems; and genotoxicity and carcinogenicity. The book also reviews the Environmental Protection Agency's current drinking-water standard for fluoride and considers future research needs.
Table of Contents
|2 DENTAL FLUOROSIS||19-50|
|3 FLUORIDE EXPOSURE AND RISK OF BONE FRACTURE||51-72|
|4 REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS OF FLUORIDE||73-84|
|5 EFFECTS OF INGESTED FLUORIDE ON RENAL, GASTROINTESTINAL, AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS||85-90|
|6 GENOTOXICITY OF FLUORIDE||91-108|
|7 CARCINOGENICITY OF FLUORIDE||109-124|
|8 INTAKE, METABOLISM, AND DISPOSITION OF FLUORIDE||125-134|
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