Antidepressants Found In Brains Of 10 Fish Species

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(Worthy News) - Antidepressants are increasingly building up in the brains of several species of fish in the Great Lakes region. A new study claims scientists detected traces of antidepressants in large clusters, according to research from the University of Buffalo (UB). Bass and walleye fish are among the 10 affected species.

The study, published Aug. 16 in the journal "Environmental Science and Technology," wanted to examine the concentrations and bioaccumulation of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) that are released into freshwater. UB researchers found metabolized remnants of high concentrations of antidepressants in the brain tissues of 10 fish species in the Niagara River.

This discovery raises major environmental concerns because it could affect the fishes behavior, including its survival instincts and feeding practices. These changes could disrupt the balance of the ecosystem and prevent its overall stability.

"These active ingredients from antidepressants, which are coming out from wastewater treatment plants, are accumulating in fish brains," Diana Aga, the study's lead author, said in a news release. "It is a threat to biodiversity, and we should be very concerned." [ Source (Read More...) ]

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  1. Now have a look at the amounts of psychoactive (prescription medications) in those humans who have never taken such drugs, not just the antidepressants. Psychotropic medications if forced on prisoners such as at Gitmo constitute violations of the 1954 Geneva Accord.

    However, in 2008, in the US State of Alaska, forced psychotropic drugging of "patients" in that State was ended by ruling of their Alaska State Supreme Court. You all can thank a Christian for that, Faith Myers, who knew exactly what she really should take verses the abuse and persecution she'd really been served up instead.

    Here's the kicker, it's against, and has been against all along (since the Geneva Accord 1954 at least), US federal law to force drugs on anyone in the USA without court approval and even then, it can be appealed.

    But then, the APA (American Psychological Assoc) hasn't been abusing anyone, talk about false news!

    If they haven't, then why do even the fish have antidepressants in their brains and why does even Worthy News not mention the hundreds of documented studies regarding all the other MH drugs in livestock and humans in the USA?
    This is about the persecution of Christians in the USA and we get a study on how our fish show signs? 50 years later?

    The only good part about all this is now the Psychotropic Pharma industry has jumped the pond because, finally, someone listened to first one (former spare) UK crown prince, then the real one. Too bad it had to be Psychology instead of their own family. With Kate on their sides, down goes the UK some more. This will cost them. Just as it's cost the US our Treasury.

    If only the US would pull up before it all goes to hell because it's taking down the rest of the world with it.

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