Category Archives: HCH

Dioxin 2014 in Madrid, Spain

Every year there is a very large International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants arranged somewhere in the World. These days from August 31st - September 5th the 34th Symposium is going on in Madrid, Spain. The symposium chair is my friend Dr. Begona Jiménez, I met at a EU project evaluation meeting some years ago.…
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News about the etiology of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s. It is characterized by motor symptoms, such as slow physical movements, shaking, muscle stiffness, and impaired balance and coordination, and in addition non-motor symptoms, such as changes in cognitive abilities and mood. Parkinson’s may develop over the course of decades, and by the time…
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From a recent meeting in Kiev

The International HCH & Pesticides Association (IHPA) is an independent and non-political network of committed individuals that wants to draw international attention on the worldwide problems from the production and use of HCH (hexachlorocyclohexane) and other obsolete pesticides, and its dangers for human health and the environment, especially in Central European and EECCA (Eastern European, Caucasus…
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