5:39 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Scientists Find Link Between DDT and Alzheimer's

Exposure to the pesticide DDT may increase the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease. Researchers found patients with Alzheimer's had four times the levels of DDT in the body than healthy people. The findings appear in JAMA Neurology.

BBC - DDT: Pesticide Linked To Alzheimer's

Some countries still use the pesticide to control malaria.