Gout May Increase Parkinson’s Risk in Older People, Study of US Medicare Data Suggests

Gout May Increase Parkinson’s Risk in Older People, Study of US Medicare Data Suggests
Gout appears to be associated with a higher risk of incident Parkinson’s disease in older adults, according to a study that looked at Medicare data in the U.S. The study, “Gout and the risk of Parkinson’s disease in older adults: a study of U.S. Medicare data” was published in BMC Neurology. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that mainly affects motor ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-01-09By Patricia Inacio, PhD