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Beate Ritz in Neurology Today: Air Pollution May Increase Risk for Parkinson Disease

New research from Seol suggests elevated exposure to nitrogen dioxide from air pollution was linked with a greater risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. “We know that it is a disorder that probably starts at least seven years prior to diagnosis so improving air quality now could have a big health payoff down the road.”— UCLA’s Dr. Beate Ritz