The Canadian Press
Saturday, January 22, 2011
MONTREAL – Are Prozac-popping fish present in the water supply?
That’s the surprising question raised in a study by the Universite de Montreal’s chemistry department.
The study found a significant quantity of anti-depressants in the water supply around the city, affecting the fishes’ tissue and brain activity.
It says the phenomenon is likely found around many cities in the world because Montreal has a typical sewage-treatment system.
Studies show that one in four Montrealers are on some kind of anti-depressant.
This article was posted: Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 6:29 am