Author Archives: Timea Polgar, PhD

Study Finds Higher Pesticide Levels in Blood of Some ALS Patients, But No Definitive Link

New research reports that environmental pollutants appear to influence the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The study, “Association of Environmental Toxins With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,” was published in JAMA Neurology by University of Michigan researchers working on pesticide and other environmental exposures. “From the first ALS patient I…