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Solvent exposure at work, home may increase risk of Parkinson's disease.: Even relatively limited exposure to so...

Solvent exposure at work, home may increase risk of Parkinson's disease.: Even relatively limited exposure to so...

This study shows that exposure to certain solvents at work or in hobbies increases the risk of Parkison's disease in men. The chemicals with the highest risk were TCE, PERC and CCI4 . In some cases, decades passed between exposure and when the first disease symptoms appeared. Worldwide, the use of these three chemicals is extensive and stretches back several decades. Their longtime use and the reported latency makes the results of this report of particular concern. The connection between TCE and PD only surfaced after a long period of time had passed between the exposures and the first disease symptoms. The results show the lag can be up to 40 years. This suggests exposures can result in a variety of unseen toxic effects on the brain with clinical symptoms appearing much later in life. The study is important because the results on a population level are in line with prior ...

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