Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Environment"
February 06, 2019
The agency began reviewing paraquat in 2017 and has until October 2022 to make a decision on its future use.
April 02, 2018
Panelists highlighted current research on environmental risk factors associated with neurological diseases including Parkinson's disease.
March 22, 2018
The Michael J. Fox Foundation is funding three teams to look across environmental and genetic factors and aging to understand Parkinson's onset and progression.
January 13, 2017
On January 12 the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs made it easier for certain former service members with Parkinson's disease to receive disability benefits.
October 19, 2016
The Unified Parkinson's Advocacy Council, comprising representatives from state, regional and national PD organizations, voiced their support for a rule that would benefit veterans with Parkinson's.
December 11, 2015
We talk to the author of a new study that links milk consumption to PD in a male Hawaiian population most likely through dairy contamination with pesticides.
May 13, 2013
Patient Council member Soania Mathur, MD, shares her perspective as a young physician diagnosed with Parkinson's disease with the Huffington Post.
March 29, 2013
Researchers in Tokyo, Japan followed 114 people with Parkinson's, finding that those with two specific genotypes benefited from taking vitamin D supplements.
Study: Specific Combined Genetic and Environmental Factors Lead to 11-fold Risk for Parkinson's Disease
October 15, 2012
It's long been believed that there is a link between exposure to pesticides and developing Parkinson's disease (PD), and recent studies have provided plenty of data to back this idea.
March 08, 2012
Understanding the genetics of Parkinson's disease could be a game changer in developing new treatments for the disease. Especially when it comes to two genetic targets: LRRK2 and alpha-synuclein.