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June 26, 2006

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Pesticides

People with long-term, low-level exposure to pesticides have a 70 per cent higher incidence of Parkinson's disease than people who have not been exposed much to bug sprays, US researchers say. (

Posted by news editor at 12:10 PM

June 25, 2006

Autism Linked to Air Pollution

Children with autism disorders in the San Francisco Bay Area were 50% more likely to be born in neighborhoods with high amounts of several toxic air contaminants, particularly mercury, according to a first-of-its-kind study by the California Department of Health Services. (

Posted by news editor at 09:27 AM

June 05, 2006

Antioxidants May Prevent Some Migraines

Eleven men and women with a long history of migraine did not respond to several type of drugs, including beta-blockers, antidepressants and anticonvulsants, had fewer and less severe headaches, on average, after taking capsules containing an extract of pine bark, vitamin C and vitamin E every day for three months, according to a report in the journal Headache. (

Posted by news editor at 07:50 AM