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Aluminium myth debunked

Are you one of those who won’t wrap leftovers in foil? You won’t use the lightweight baking pans and steer clear of any cookware that contains aluminium?

Is it because you believe aluminium is a major cause of Alzheimer’s?

According to Paul Rosenberg, associate director of the Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment Center at Johns Hopkins’ Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, no studies have proved a link between the two.

“It’s just wrong. The science doesn’t support that,” he said when asked if aluminium can cause Alzheimer’s.

He said the myth was fairly widespread but has long been rejected by scientists.

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Published September 20, 2011 at 2:00 am (Updated September 20, 2011 at 9:49 am)

Aluminium myth debunked

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