Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 5th, 2006
According to an article published in the American Journal of Medicine, "Incidence of hip fractures among elderly patients with Parkinson's disease is high. Recent studies have found that levodopa induces hyperhomocysteinemia in Parkinson disease."
"Hyperhomocysteinemia is considered to be a risk factor for osteoporotic fractures in elderly men and women," wrote Y. Sato and colleagues. "Very high plasma homocysteine levels are a feature of homocystinuria, characterized by the early onset of osteoporosis. To determine the association between...
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