Head Trauma, Lead Exposure Tied to Parkinson’s in Regional Study

Head Trauma, Lead Exposure Tied to Parkinson’s in Regional Study

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Head Trauma, Lead Exposure Tied to Parkinson’s in Regional Study

Head trauma causing a person to black out, and lead exposure — even through hobbies — may more than double a person’s risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study of people in the New England area. Having a close relative with this disease was also identified as a risk factor by its researchers, but pesticide exposure was not. The study “Lifestyle Factors and Parkinson’s Disease Risk in a Rural New England Case-Control Study”…

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