Researchers: Welders May Be at Increased Risk for Brain Damage

New research suggests that workers exposed to welding fumes may be at risk for developing brain damage in an area of the brain also affected in Parkinson's disease. Fumes produced by welding contain manganese, a chemical element that, even at low levels, has been linked to neurologic problems including Parkinson's disease-like symptoms.

Source : http://ehstoday.com/health/news/welders-increased-risk-brain-damage-0407/

 

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