Osteoarthritis is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease: A population-based, longitudinal follow-up study

Osteoarthritis is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease: A population-based, longitudinal follow-up study
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2021 Jun 8. doi: 10.1002/acr.24708. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOBJECTIVES: To investigate whether patients with osteoarthritis (OA) are at a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease (PD).METHODS: This retrospective cohort study was conducted using Taiwan's Longitudinal Health Insurance Database 2005. We enrolled 33,360 patients who were 50-64 years old and had OA in 2002-2005 to form the ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-09By Shih-Hao Feng