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Exposure To Ddt

Research finds elevated levels of DDT metabolite in Alzheimer’s patients

Exposure to DDT may increase the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life, a study with researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center suggests. While previous studies have linked chronic diseases such as cancer and diabetes to DDT, this is the first clinical study to link the U.S.-banned pesticide to Alzheimer’s disease.

The study,… Research finds elevated levels of DDT metabolite in Alzheimer’s patients   



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