Early study finds tie between low LDL, Parkinson's risk

12/28/2006 | Forbes

A new study says low levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol could make people more likely to have Parkinson's disease than people with higher levels. The research found that people with LDL levels of less than 114 milligrams per deciliter were 3.5 times as likely to develop the disease, but suggested the results were only preliminary and people should not stop taking cholesterol-lowering drugs for that reason alone.

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