High Blood Levels of Liver Enzyme Linked to Sex-specific Parkinson’s Risk in Korean Study

High Blood Levels of Liver Enzyme Linked to Sex-specific Parkinson’s Risk in Korean Study
Elevated blood levels of the liver enzyme gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT), a marker for liver disease, was found to be associated with an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in Korean women and a lower risk in Korean men, a large-scale study  found. These sex-specific associations held after adjusting for factors that influence GGT levels, such as age, income status, body mass index ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-01-31By Steve Bryson PhD