Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke Linked to Lower Risk of Developing Parkinson’s, Study Suggests

Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke Linked to Lower Risk of Developing Parkinson’s, Study Suggests
Second-hand smoke may have a neuroprotective effect, as exposure to this type of indoor pollutant seems to be associated with a decreased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study. Conversely, exposure to certain air pollutants — like nitrogen dioxide and ozone — might contribute to a higher risk of developing the disease. The study, “The impact of ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-12-05By Catarina Silva, MSc