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22/11/22 NPO Radio 1: Podcast: Will I get Parkinson's disease?

22 November 2022

Laura Kors is a journalist for the Dutch radio station 'NPO Radio 1'. As a teenager, her summer job was peeling tulip bulbs. After a patient suffering from Parkinson's disease tells her that he probably got the disease from exposure to pesticides, questions arise. Is she also at risk? And what about her family and friends? In her podcast 'Krijg ik Parkinson?', translated: 'Will I get Parkinson's disease?', she searches for the risks of exposure to pesticides. What do we know about the link between pesticides and Parkinson's disease and why are these pesticides not completely banned?

Listen to the whole episode (in Dutch)

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