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Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk

10:00 EDT 20 Jun 2017 | Drugs.com

TUESDAY, June 20, 2017 -- People on cholesterol-lowering statins may have a slightly increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests. Researchers said the finding doesn't prove statins are to blame. But, they added, the...

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