Female Counselors, Teachers and Healthcare Workers at Higher Disease Risk, Study Suggests

Female Counselors, Teachers and Healthcare Workers at Higher Disease Risk, Study Suggests
Women working in fields that include teaching, healthcare, and — especially — social work “defined broadly” may be at a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease, a large observational study has found. The study, “Occupation and Parkinson disease in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study,” was published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. An individual’s risk of developing Parkinson’s is influenced ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-07-25By Marisa Wexler