23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sixty-eight years ago while experimental trials were still underway, public water supplies were dosed with fluoride chemicals promising to safely reduce tooth decay, put dentists out of business and save millions of dollars on dental care.
What does F4 stand for?
F4 stands for Fluoride
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22 online issue of the journal Science Express, the researchers report that sections of RNA messages called riboswitches -- which control the expression of genes -- detect the build-up of fluoride and activate the defenses of bacteria, including those that contribute to tooth decay.
In the new study, researchers at Yale University report that sections of RNA messages called riboswitches, which control the expression of genes, detect the build-up of fluoride and activate the defences of bacteria, including those that contribute to tooth decay.
On Monday a Senate committee heard testimony about adding fluoride to the water, with public health advocates and dentists noting that the naturally occurring element helps prevent tooth decay.
INTRODUCTION Fluoride is of interest because of its toxic properties and its effect on dental enamel and bone.
Byline: Dr Peter Clemenson HEALTH Secretary Alan Johnson wants fluoride to be added to England's public drinking water supplies in the hope of reducing tooth decay throughout the country.
You'll find fluoride in tea, beer and fish, which might sound like a balanced diet to you.
But a series of laboratory tests showed that the woman had abnormally thick, dense bones and strikingly high levels of fluoride in her urine hallmarks of skeletal fluorosis, a disease that has been diagnosed only a handful of times in the United States.