Tag Archives: Parkinson’s disease

Link between statin use and Parkinson’s disease risk: Study

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 06:30 AM
parkinsons and statins

Statins are a commonly prescribed drug used to lower cholesterol. Previous studies have also suggested that statins could offer protective properties against Parkinson’s disease, but the latest findings suggest the opposite. Researchers uncovered that there may be a slightly heightened… Read More

Progress made in Parkinson’s disease research

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 06:30 AM

Parkinson’s disease is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. While some cases can be attributed to genetic inheritance or environmental factors, the majority of cases are considered idiopathic—having no specific cause. However, chemists from Konstanz sought out… Read More

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