Study of Manganese Exposure in Welders Could Help in Treating Parkinson’s

Study of Manganese Exposure in Welders Could Help in Treating Parkinson’s
A $3.7 million federal grant is funding a project aiming to clarify how exposure to manganese, a trace metal, affects the brain and causes cognitive problems. Findings from this research may help in better understanding Parkinson’s disease. Manganese is an essential nutrient, a mineral that is necessary in very small quantities (usually obtained from food) for the body to function. ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-06-09By Marisa Wexler