Exposure to pesticides can cause Parkinson's

日期:2019-03-02 01:18:04 作者:符巾痼 阅读:

By Andy Coghlan SUSPICIONS that pesticides could cause Parkinson’s disease have been strengthened. The more pesticide you are exposed to, the higher your risk of developing the disease, say investigators who have studied almost 3000 people in five European countries. The results reinforce the need for amateur gardeners and farmers alike to wear protective equipment when spraying pesticides, the team concludes. “It considerably strengthens the case for pesticides being relevant to occupational risk of Parkinson’s disease,” says Anthony Seaton of the University of Aberdeen, UK, principal investigator of the Geoparkinson study, which was funded by the European Commission and followed volunteers in Scotland, Italy, Sweden,