Study uncovers cause of pesticide exposure, Parkinson's link

May 23rd, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Previous studies have found an association between two commonly used agrochemicals (paraquat and maneb) and Parkinson's disease. Now a professor has determined that low-level exposure to the pesticides disrupts cells in a way that mimics the effects of mutations known to cause Parkinson's disease. Adding the effects of the chemicals to a predisposition for Parkinson's disease drastically increases the risk of disease onset.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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