Clear Parkinson’s link with pesticide exposure
More than 100 studies from around the world were included in the review, conducted by Italian researchers.
Exposures included weed, bug and rodent killers, fungicides and solvents.
“Due to this association, there was also a link between farming or country living and developing Parkinson’s in some of the studies,” author Dr Emanuele Cereda said in a media statement.
The review found exposure to the weed killer paraquat or the fungicides