neurology
Movement disorders

Viral risk factor found for Parkinson disease

The incidence of Parkinson disease is lower in patients with chronic hepatitis C (HCV) infection who received interferon-based antiviral therapy than in untreated HCV patients. The findings, from a large Taiwanese study, support other epidemiological evidence for an association between HCV and risk of developing Parkinson disease. It also offers the potential for lowering this ...

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