Low-level Exposure to Pesticides Damages Cells in Ways That Might Lead to Parkinson’s, Study Reports

Low-level Exposure to Pesticides Damages Cells in Ways That Might Lead to Parkinson’s, Study Reports
Even low-level exposure to certain pesticides disrupts cells in a way that mimics the effects of mutations linked Parkinson’s disease — raising a likelihood of the disease developing in people predisposed to it, a new study reports. These findings may also explain why people living near agricultural areas are seen to be at greater risk of developing Parkinson’s, leading the study’s researchers ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-05-31By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD