Why modern life is making dementia in your 40’s more likely

Professor Colin Pritchard, an esteemed scientist and novelist, recently published a study, wherein he found that the rate of neurological deaths in the United States among females increased by an astounding 663% since 1991 –  the largest rise of all countries under review. He suggests that the rise of neurological deaths is due to environmental and workplace…

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurotoxicity

According to a report by NBC news, based on a study by the University of Washington, Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest growing threat to health in the United States, according to a new report on global death and disease.  Groups like the Alzheimer’s Association have been warning that the U.S. will have to cope with…

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Nail Salon Workers Exposed to Neurotoxic Agents

Both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times have recently published articles on occupational hazards of nail salon workers. There are roughly 120,000 licensed nail technicians in 48,000 salons in California alone. These workers are exposed to formaldehyde and toluene, which they use in their work. Both of these substances have neurotoxic properties,…

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