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Toxicant and Disease Database

The CHE Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by utilizing the search options below. See a full description of the database and its limitations.

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Alzheimer's

Causes    Grouped by strength of evidence

Limited Evidence

aluminum

iron

lead

pesticides

solvents

tellurium

Notes

Pesticide exposures as defined by occupational exposure (vineyard worker, farmer, farm worker, animal breeder) has been associated with Alzheimers.