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In Study, Alcohol Not Linked to Parkinson's

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: December 15, 2003

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found that drinking alcohol has no significant effect on one's risk for Parkinson's disease. Based on data from 136,089 health professionals, drinkers had neither a higher nor a lower risk than nondrinkers of developing Parkinson's, according to the study, published in the Annals of Neurology.

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