Smokers at Lower Risk of Parkinson’s, Long-term Study Finds

Smokers at Lower Risk of Parkinson’s, Long-term Study Finds
Current or past tobacco smokers are at lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than lifelong non-smokers, a long-term study of doctors in the U.K. reports. How smoking might protect a person against Parkinson’s, however, remains poorly understood. The many known health risks of tobacco smoking also far exceed “any protective effect,” its researchers caution. The study, “Tobacco smoking and the risk of ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-05-18By Patricia Inacio, PhD