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2009-12-10 12:11:34

Irregular arm swings while walking could be an early sign of Parkinson's disease.

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2008-04-04 16:07:12

In 2006, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers published a study that found people with low levels of LDL cholesterol are more likely to have Parkinson's disease than people with high LDL levels.

2005-09-29 12:50:37

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Is it possible to have too low a level of cholesterol? A cholesterol profile that reduces the risk of heart disease may increase the risk for Parkinson's disease -- at least for men -- researchers report.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.