Are there environmental factors that cause Parkinson's disease?

In this video, expert neurologists explain that the exact cause of Parkinson’s disease (PD) is unknown, but scientists agree that in most cases it is due to the interplay of genetic changes and environmental factors.

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This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie Inc. and Acorda Therapeutics Inc.

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