Neurological Disorders

Eating berries and grapefruits can lower a man’s risk of Parkinson’s disease: study

April 30, 2012

Gentlemen, you may want to up your intake of berries, tea, apples and eggplants as a recent study has found that a diet high in flavonoids can help protect against brain diseases like Parkinson’s. Flavonoids are found in many plant-based foods and drinks with yellow, purple, orange and red skins such as eggplants, blackcurrants, blackberries, […]

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Exposure to Toxic Solvents Linked to Parkinson’s Disease – HealthDay – By Robert Preidt – (Monday, November 14, 2011) –

December 6, 2011

MONDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to the industrial solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) appears to greatly increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease, and exposure to two other solvents also boosts the chances of developing the neurodegenerative disorder, a new study indicates. As many as 500,000 people in the United States have Parkinson’s disease and more […]

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Exposure to Toxic Solvents Linked to Parkinson’s Disease – HealthDay – By Robert Preidt – (Monday, November 14, 2011) –

November 16, 2011

 MONDAY, Nov. 14 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to the industrial solvent trichloroethylene (TCE) appears to greatly increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease, and exposure to two other solvents also boosts the chances of developing the neurodegenerative disorder, a new study indicates.  As many as 500,000 people in the United States have Parkinson’s disease and more […]

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2 Pesticides Linked to Parkinson’s in Study – HealthDay -(Thursday, February 17, 2011)

February 22, 2011

 People who use the pesticides rotenone and paraquat have a 2.5 times increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, a new study finds. U.S. researchers compared 110 people with Parkinson’s disease and 358 people without the nervous system disorder. All of the participants were enrolled in the Farming and Movement Evaluation Study involving licensed pesticide applicators […]

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