Statins may not protect against Parkinson’s after all, study finds

Previously, studies have found that the cholesterol-lowering medications statins may offer protective benefits against Parkinson’s disease. However, a new study led by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences found an increased long-term risk of Parkinson’s disease among statin users. Via Medical News Today. Posted February 20, 2015.

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