Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 13th, 2005
"Parkinson disease (PD) is less common in women possibly because of hormonal or reproductive influences. The objective of a study" from the United States "was to evaluate the associations of reproductive factors and postmenopausal hormone use with the risk of PD among postmenopausal women."
R. A. Popat and colleagues describe their study: "Incident cases (n=178) and randomly selected age-matched controls (n=189) who were members of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program (KPMCP) of Northern California participated in the study conducted during the years 1994...
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