How Parkinson’s Disease Impacted by Environment and Genetics – Parkinson’s Disease Foundation

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“Environmental factors that can affect one’s health include any influence exerted on the body after conception. These can include any events during fetal development and after birth – such as physical trauma, exposure to chemicals and infections, and nutrition. Some studies, but not all, indicate that pesticide use, rural living and the drinking of well water – all factors that increase exposure to pesticides – contribute to the development of PD. Pesticides are thought to adversely affect the brain by inhibiting energy production resulting in brain cell death. Studies have also shown that smoking and caffeine use appear to protect against the development of PD. However, it is universally agreed that the health risks associated with smoking are worse than any incidental benefits that might be gained by this habit.”

MLA Citation:

Harris, Juliette. “Nature Versus Nurture: What Causes PD?” pdf.org. Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 2004.  (PUT DATE OF ACCESS HERE). <http://www.pdf.org/en/fall04_Nature>.

In-Text: (Harris)

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APA Citation:

Harris, J. (2004). Nature versus nurture: What causes PD? Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.pdf.org/en/fall04_Nature

In-Text: (Harris, 2004)

***REMEMBER all lines of the citation after the first get indented once***

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