Osteoarthritis Linked With Higher Risk of Parkinson’s in 2 Studies

Osteoarthritis Linked With Higher Risk of Parkinson’s in 2 Studies

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Osteoarthritis Linked With Higher Risk of Parkinson’s in 2 Studies

People with the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis, may be at increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study from the U.K. This result is in line with an earlier study from Taiwan. Based on these findings, “measures aiming at the prevention of Parkinson’s disease should be implemented in patients with osteoarthritis,” its researchers wrote. The study, “Association between osteoarthritis and the incidence of Parkinson’s disease in the United Kingdom,” was published…

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