Korean Study Ties Air Pollution to Developing Parkinson’s

Korean Study Ties Air Pollution to Developing Parkinson’s

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Korean Study Ties Air Pollution to Developing Parkinson’s

Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is associated significantly with a higher risk for developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study from Korea. The finding reinforces previous research showing a potential link between air pollution and Parkinson’s. The results also prompted researchers to suggest that better air pollution regulations might lower incidence of the neurodegenerative disorder. The study, “Association of NO2 and Other Air Pollution Exposures With the Risk of Parkinson Disease,” was published recently in JAMA Neurology.…

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