Monday December 18th 2017

Researchers ID more pesticides linked to Parkinson’s, gene that increases risk

This report provides evidence for the relevance of ALDH inhibition in Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis, identifies pesticides that should be avoided to reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease and suggests that therapies modulating ALDH enzyme activity or otherwise eliminating toxic aldehydes should be developed and tested to potentially reduce Parkinson’s disease occurrence or slow its progression, particularly for patients exposed to pesticides,” the study states. The study was funded in part by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (P01ES016732, R01ES010544, 5R21ES16446-2 and U54ES012078), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NS038367), the Veterans Administration Healthcare System, the Michael J. Fox Foundation, the Levine Foun…

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Researchers ID more pesticides linked to Parkinson’s, gene that increases risk

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