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DDT (Pesticide): Potential Link with Alzheimer’s Disease (BBC News / JAMA Neurology)

Summary Exposure to the pesticide DDT, which was used commonly after WW2, may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease, according to research published in JAMA Neurology. Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, statistically, had four times more residual DDT lingering in … Continue reading

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Pesticides and Dementia

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract A study of 929 French vineyard workers found that those directly exposed to pesticides over a long period performed less well in tests of cognitive ability … Continue reading

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