Air Pollution Tightly Linked to Parkinson’s Clusters in Swiss Study

Air Pollution Tightly Linked to Parkinson’s Clusters in Swiss Study

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Air Pollution Tightly Linked to Parkinson’s Clusters in Swiss Study

Clusters of Parkinson’s disease correlated significantly with air quality in urban versus more rural areas, a study spanning the Geneva canton of Switzerland reports, lending support to the idea that air pollution contributes to the disorder. The study, “Geospatial analysis of individual-based Parkinson’s disease data supports a link with air pollution: A case-control study,” was published in the journal Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Parkinson’s is a complex disorder, whose exact cause defies simple explanation. Many experts…

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