This news is based on the following article: Nandipati S, Litvan I. Environmental exposures and Parkinson's disease. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016; 13: 881. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13090881
Several types of environmental exposures have been associated with Parkinson disease, but epidemiological studies are rarely consistent and the data available often concern certain classes of products or chemical families. This study examines which specific substances can be reasonably incriminated or exonerated in the light of human or laboratory data, and which ones require further research.