Pesticide Exposure May Raise Parkinson's Risk
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|Fri, 05-31-2013 - 8:10am|
Health Day News states that a new study suggests pesticide exposure may raise risk for Parkinson's Disease. "Prolonged exposure to pesticides, bug and weed killers, and solvents appears to raise the risk for developing Parkinson's disease, a new study says.
Italian investigators who reviewed more than 100 prior studies found exposure to such agents boosted Parkinson's disease risk by anywhere from 33 percent to 80 percent, they reported in the May 28 issue of the journal Neurology." read more