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NIH-funded twin study finds occupational chemical exposure may be linked to Parkinson’s risk

A new research report contributes to the increasing evidence that repeated occupational exposure to certain chemical solvents raises the risk for Parkinson’s disease. Researchers analyzed the occupational histories of twins in which one of the pair developed the neurodegenerative disorder, and assessed that twin’s likelihood of exposure to six chemicals previously linked to Parkinson’s.… NIH-funded twin study finds occupational chemical exposure may be linked to Parkinson’s risk   



What is dementia?

amnestic mild cognitive impairment1 - early-onset alzheimer's1 - bmi2 - signs of alzheimer's1 - amyloid-beta protein1 - alzheimer's-like tau tangles1 - symptoms of alzheimer's2 - dementia and down’s syndrome1 - against alzheimer's1 - small silent stroke1 - amyloid β1 - physical weakness1 - alzheimer's research5 - alzheimer's symptoms2 - ziveri1 - abeta1 - enlarged ventricles1 - alzheimer's proteins1 - mid-life factors1 - amyloid plaque4 - intracoronary ultrasound1 - dementing illness1 - brain tissue1 - apoe43 - mild alzheimer's stage1 - abstract thinking1 - alzheimer's process1 - microrna1 - knopman1 - cognitive health3 -