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12/01/24 Volkskrant: 'Is there a link between pesticides and Parkinson's?'

15 January 2024

The relationship between Parkinson's and pesticides is once again in the spotlight. There are a striking number of people living here with the disease, it sounds on a street in South-Holland. Is that because of the poison from the field across the street?

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Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...

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