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Higher Vitamin C and E Intake Linked to Lower Parkinson’s Risk

From: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research – www.michaeljfox.org by Rachel Dolhun, MD on January 6, 2021  A new study in the journal Neurology, led by Essi Hantikainen, PhD, of the University of Milano-Bicocca in Italy, links higher Vitamin C and E consumption to a lower risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD). For the study, researchers asked more than…

Why Forced Exercise is a Key Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Option

Parkinson’s disease is, by far, one of the most common age-related neurodegenerative disorders in the world. A person is diagnosed with Parkinson’s every nine minutes. In the United States alone, “Nearly one million will be living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the U.S. by 2020,” according to Parkinson.org. And there are “More than 10 million…