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J R Soc Health. 1991 Oct;111(5):163-8.

The health effects of aluminium--a review.

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  • 1Department of Civil Engineering, Queen's University of Belfast.


This review covers the occurrence of aluminium in soil, air, water and food. In addition, aluminium levels in body tissues and its movement within the body have been considered. The adverse effects of aluminium that have been reported in recent years include Alzheimer's disease, dementia and hyperactivity and learning disorders in children.

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