Leo Spira - bibliography
British physician and biochemist, born December 26, 1899; died June 30, 1972, London.
- The drama of fluorine. Arch enemy of mankind.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lee Foundation for Nutritional Research, 1953. 2nd edition, 1959.
A typewritten treatise arguing against the fluoridation of water. In 1953 Leo Spira had identified gingivitis and bleeding gums as signs of chronic fluoride poisoning. In this work he summarized his findings of over 30 years of pioneering research into various disease states he ultimately found to be related to fluoride intake.
- The clinical aspect of chronic poisoning by aluminum and its alloys.
With a foreword by Prof. Dr. Hans Horst Meyer (1853-1939). Bale, Sons & Danielson, 1933.
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