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Antidepressants found in the Great Lakes and fish

Forbes, USA Today, the Toronto Sun, Forbes
and the New York Daily News were among national and
international news outlets that covered chemistry professor Diana
Aga’s new research, which describes how antidepressants are
building up in the brains of fish in the Niagara River. USA Today
reported that while the concentrations likely are not harmful to
humans eating the fish, they are problematic for wildlife: “It is a
threat to biodiversity, and we should be very concerned,” Aga told
the newspaper. “Other research teams have shown that
antidepressants can affect the feeding behavior of fish, or their
survival instincts. Some fish won’t acknowledge the presence of
predators as much.”

Read more:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/09/01/how-mood-altering-drugs-ending-up-great-lakes-fish/625033001/

http://www.torontosun.com/2017/09/01/antidepressants-found-in-fish-brains-in-niagara-river-study

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2017/09/04/antidepressants-found-in-the-great-lakes-and-fish/#675a88c687db

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/antidepressants-found-great-lakes-region-fish-brains-article-1.3458750

http://www.timesunion.com/allnews/article/Drug-take-back-plan-draws-critics-12167451.php

http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/2017/09/01/antidepressants-found-in-fish-brains-in-niagara-river-study

https://www.usnews.com/news/health-care-news/articles/2017-09-01/antidepressants-found-in-fish-brains-in-the-great-lakes

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/human-antidepressants-building-up-in-brains-of-fish-in-niagara-river/ar-AArhdC6

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/human-antidepressants-building-up-in-brains-of-fish-in-niagara-river-1.4274735

found for you by the Independence News Desk at
http://www.buffalo.edu/news/ub-in-the-news/2017/09/002.html


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