Pesticide Exposure Found in Early Study to Possibly Trigger ALS

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According to ALS News Today, a study published online in JAMA Neurology states that environmental pollutants such as pesticides has been linked to ALS and may represent modifiable ALS disease risk factors.  Researchers at the University of Michigan studied occupational exposure and environmental factors on the odds of developing ALS. To read the complete ALS News Today article, click here. To learn more about the JAMA Neurology study, “Association of Environmental Toxins With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,” click here.