Pesticides and Parkinson's

Pesticides and Parkinson's

The more pesticide you are exposed to, the higher your risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study of almost 3,000 people in five European countries, which was led by the University of Aberdeen.

The results reinforce the need for amateur gardeners and farmers to wear protective equipment when spraying pesticides, the team concludes.

For more information see today's New Scientist.

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