Study On Exposure To 9/11 Dust Shows Nerve Damage In Rats

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A study on the short term effects of residual dust from the World Trade Center on rats showed some nerve damage, according to Winthrop-University Hospital Researchers.

The pilot study showed that exposure to dust from the debris of the terrorist attacks “affected the slowing of the conduction within the nerve,” said Dr. Marc Wilkenfeld, Chief of the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital.

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