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Elevated brain aluminium, early onset Alzheimer's disease in an individual occupationally exposed to aluminium

Research has shown for the first time that an individual who was exposed to aluminium at work and died of Alzheimer?s disease had high levels of aluminium in the brain. While aluminium is a known neurotoxin and occupational exposure to aluminium has been implicated in neurological disease, including Alzheimer?s disease, this finding is believed to be the first record of a direct link between Alzheimer?s disease and elevated brain aluminium following occupational exposure to the metal. 
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