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Relations between Alzheimer and aluminium

Robert M. Mihalek mihalek at FORMULA1.smtp.anes.upmc.edu
Tue Mar 30 10:02:30 EST 1999


In article <36FDACF6.A23C374B at sccoast.net>
George <sawdust at sccoast.net> writes:

> Sorry, Bad news.
> While there is evidence that aluminum is toxic, and can cause Dementia,
> Personality Changes,
> and Seizures (Gross& Nagy 1992) the theories regarding excessive
> aluminum amounts in the brain
> have been discredited in part because regions with increased
> concentrations of aluminum in the drinking
> water have not had increased levels of Alzheimer's, and laboratory
> experiments with al injections in animals proved contradictory. (Kendall
> & Hammen, 1995)
> G.S. Fogel

I would say this is good news, considering how many of us use aluminum
cookware and drink beverages from Al cans, etc.


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