Monday, February 21, 2005

BostonHerald.com: Study finds strenuous exercise can cut Parkinson's risk in men

BostonHerald.com - Local/ Regional News: Study finds strenuous exercise can cut Parkinson's risk in men:

BOSTON - A new study suggests men who engage in strenuous exercise can cut their risk of developing Parkinson's disease in half.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health say previous studies have shown that physical activity helps protect a neuron that degenerates in people with Parkinson's disease. But they say this is the first comprehensive study of exercise and Parkinson's. "

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