October 21, 2022

ALS Research Featured on Detroit Free Press Cover

The article covers recently published findings by a team led by Drs. Eva Feldman and Stephen Goutman and Eva Feldman found that work as a welder, production line work, and jobs that involve exposure to metals, solvents or pesticides are associated with a higher risk for developing ALS.

 

Picture of Thursday, October 20 Detroit Free Press cover featuring story about ALS occupational risk

 "U-M study: Manufacturing jobs associated with higher risk of ALS

Kristen Jordan Shamus

Detroit Free Press
 
If you’re a welder, work on a production line or have job that involves exposure to metals, solvents or pesticides, you could be at higher risk for developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the deadly neurological disease also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, according to research from the University of Michigan..."
 
The full article is only available online to Detroit Free Press subscribers, but for a digital copy of the story, please contact Shoshanna Fischhoff at sfischho@med.umich.edu