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Pesticides and Parkinsons Disease

Golf Links to Parkinson's Disease?

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

Paraquat, rotenone, maneb and other organophosphates have been linked to Parkinson's disease in several studies, as well as many solvents used in the sprays. This, researchers suspect, is the reason for the high number of people living down-wind of golf courses developing Parkinson's.