A pregnant woman's belly. JAMA paediatrics, which published the study, issued an editor’s note that said the decision to publish was “not easy” and that it had been subject to additional scrutiny. Photo: Shutterstock

Controversial study links fluoride in tap water during pregnancy to lower IQ in infants

  • Some experts question research’s methodology and conclusions, while others say results merit further investigation
  • Fluoridated tap water has long been hailed for helping fight tooth cavities
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A pregnant woman's belly. JAMA paediatrics, which published the study, issued an editor’s note that said the decision to publish was “not easy” and that it had been subject to additional scrutiny. Photo: Shutterstock
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