PARKINSON'S DISEASE NEWS
27th December 2012 - New research
THE INCIDENCE OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE IS DECLINING
Journal of Neurology  Dec 23 [Epub ahead of print] (Horsfall L, Petersen
I, Walters K, Schrag A.)
Although increasing population means that there are more people with Parkinson's Disease overall, this is the first time that the chances of developing Parkinson's Disease has been found to be continuously decreasing. The incidence of Parkinson's Disease in this study was found to be 46% higher in men than in women. The incidence rates were 12% higher in urban areas, and slightly less in socially deprived areas. For a printable version of this article click here. For more news go to Parkinson's Disease News.
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