• CV comorbidities not including stroke may be lower in Parkinson's disease

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients with Parkinson's disease had higher rates of stroke and lower rates of CAD and vascular disease risk factors, researchers found.
    “The main findings of our study are plausibly explained by the impact of low sympathetic tone on cardiovascular factors among patients with ,” Ashraf Abugroun, MD, assistant professor in the division of general internal medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and colleagues wrote in the study published in The American Journal of Cardiology.
    Researchers analyzed data from 57,914 participants (mean
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