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Pesticides Linked to Brain Cancer June 8, 2007

Posted by Dreamhealer in Health.
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June 6, 2007 (Insidermedicine) Farmers and people who use pesticides on houseplants have a greater risk of developing brain cancer, according to research published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 

Brain cancer is caused by the growth of abnormal cells in the brain and in most cases it’s a disabling and lethal disease. Symptoms can include frequent headaches, vomiting, loss of appetite, changes in the ability to think and learn, and seizures. There are more than 20,000 new cases of brain cancer diagnosed in the US each year and close to 13,000 deaths, and brain cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in people under the age of 35. 

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