Low White Blood Cell Counts May Indicate Early Stages of Parkinson’s

Low White Blood Cell Counts May Indicate Early Stages of Parkinson’s

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Low White Blood Cell Counts May Indicate Early Stages of Parkinson’s

People with low levels of lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, may be at higher risk of Parkinson’s disease later in life, a large database study reports. While noting that low white blood cell counts may be a consequence of early Parkinson’s or of a yet unknown cause — these blood cells being part of the immune system — the scientists said their measures still can help to identify people at very early stages of…

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