Tagged: Declan Waugh

Is comfirmation bias essential to anti-fluoride “research?” - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 13, 2015

Anti-fluoride propagandists like Declan Waugh and Paul Connett avidly scan the scientific literature looking for anything they can present as evidence for harmful effects of community water fluoridation (CWF). Sometimes they will even do their own “research”  using published and on-line health data looking for any correlations with CWF, or even just with fluoride levels … … Continue reading … Read More

Declan Waugh claims it’s “clear as day” - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Nov 06, 2014

Declan Waugh is an anti-fluoride propagandist who specialises in naively distorting scientific and medical information to “prove” community water fluoridation (CWF) is dangerous. A common tactic of his is to select, really cherry-pick, medical data to show the mortality or disease … Continue reading → … Read More

Another fluoridation whopper from Declan Waugh - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jul 29, 2014

Declan Waugh is a self-proclaimed “scientist and fluoride researcher” who seems to spend all his time misrepresenting and distorting  scientific literature and health data to promote his anti-fluoride cause. Waugh has an avid following, among fellow anti-fluoride activists and propagandists. The sad thing is that he “reports” do manage to fool some gullible people. The Hamilton … … Continue reading … Read More

Declan Waugh’s misinformation on fluorosilicic acid - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 23, 2014

Declan Waugh argued recently that silica species produced when fluorosilicates are hydrolysed in water cause a whole range of health problems and deaths. A new theory for him - silica is the problem, not fluoride! He is wrong, of course (see An open letter to Declan Waugh – new mechanism for fluoride toxicity?). Declan had previously argued … … Continue reading … Read More

Declan Waugh scaremongers over fluoride – again - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 10, 2014

Mary Byrne, the convener of the anti-fluoridation activist group Fluoride Action Network of NZ, is promoting “alarming information” about incidence of neural tube developmental defects like spina bifida with the implication they are caused by community water fluoridation. Her authority for this is Declan Waugh! Any critical examination of Waugh’s claims on fluoridation (and there … … Continue reading … Read More