Uric Acid Blood Levels Linked to Dyskinesia Risk in Men with Parkinson’s

Uric Acid Blood Levels Linked to Dyskinesia Risk in Men with Parkinson’s
High blood levels of uric acid, a powerful antioxidant, are linked to an increased risk of levodopa-induced dyskinesia in men with Parkinson’s disease, study finds. The study, “Sex-specific association of urate and levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease,” was published in the European Journal of Neurology. Dyskinesia, or involuntary muscle movements, is one of the most common complications associated with long-term treatment ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-06-04By Joana Carvalho, PhD