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Living with Dementia


Statins May Cut Parkinson’s Risk

Statin users may get an added benefit from the cardioprotective lipid-lowering - a modestly reduced risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, researchers found.

Men and women in two large prospective cohorts were 26% less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease if they were taking a statin than if they weren’t currently on one (adjusted pooled P=0.049),… Statins May Cut Parkinson’s Risk   

Alzheimer’s Disease

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