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Milk consumption and the risk of nigral degeneration

Milk consumption and the risk of nigral degeneration http://tinyurl.com/jomtju6 Honglei Chen, MD, PhD and Karen Marder, MD, MPH +SHOW AFFILIATIONS | + SHOW FULL DISCLOSURES Correspondence to Dr. Chen: chenh2@niehs.nih.gov Published online before print December 9, 2015, doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1212/​WNL.​0000000000002268 Neurology February 9, 2016 vol. 86 no. 6 496-497 In the era of genetic research for neurodegenerative diseases, less attention has been paid to epidemiologists’ search for potential environmental risk factors for Parkinson disease (PD). Epidemiologic evidence suggests that cigarette smoking is associated with about 50% lower risk … Continue reading

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