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To answer this question you would need to find the source of the information. I found the study mentioned in the article in the Toronto Star (Chen, et al. 2017); and while studying risks of dementia, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis, with emphasis mine, they said: In this population-based cohort study, we assembled two population-based cohorts ...


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Yes (ish), this meta-analysis proved a strong correlation between exposure to pesticides and likelihood of developing Parkinson's. Note, there is no direct X level of exposure leads to Y likelihood, just a strong correlation. "Although the risk of PD increased with increased duration of exposure to pesticides, no significant dose-response relation was ...


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Before answering your question, let’s first discuss some essential points: What is dementia? As soon, somebody has “memory problems”, a diagnosis of “dementia” comes in mind. However, the definition of dementia is much more complex. Dementia is a clinical syndrome of cognitive decline that is sufficiently severe to interfere with social or occupational ...


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There are many factors to consider. The pollution level (and risk) depends on at least the following: typical wind direction during rush hour density of trees between you and the road elevation difference between you and the road presence of a noise wall between you and the road level and type of traffic on the road This page aggregated a large number of ...


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You can use pictures of the patients family with captions saying who they are and their relationship to the individual. If they are still able (but forgetful) in the kitchen put pictures on the cupboard fronts to show what is in them. If they can't get the right order of a task e.g puts water in the teacup and then switches on the kettle. Try putting ...


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In short: Alzheimer's disease (AD), in most cases, is not hereditary. You can decrease the risk of having AD by maintaining healthy weight and regular physical activity. There is insufficient evidence about the effectiveness of different nutrients, foods, diets or supplements in the prevention of AD. According to Alzheimer's Society Canada, modifiable risk ...


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Not directly about pesticides but I have years ago read that Parkinson's is post-Industrial Revolution disease -- that is, it started to be observed once coal started to be used in large quantities for powering industrial furnaces and engines. One could argue that the increase in life span that occurred at around the same time might be responsible for cases ...


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No one can tell you what is going to happen to a patient exactly, because every Patient is different. However, the risk are: Mayo Clinic A hip fracture can reduce your future independence and sometimes even shorten your life. About half of people who have a hip fracture aren't able to regain their ability to live independently. If a hip ...


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