Low cholesterol levels linked with higher risk of Parkinson's disease

Finally some public reporting on the many dangers of having low cholesterol levels--it is sad the degree that this type of information has been supressed in favor of promotng the failed lipid hypothesis.

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Scientists are to investigate why people with low cholesterol levels appear to be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, following concerns that statins - given to control cholesterol - could cause an increase in the numbers of people with the illness.

About 2.3 million adults in the UK take statins to help control their cholesterol levels; the American scientists have found that those with lower levels of cholesterol are more likely to develop the degenerative neurological disorder of Parkinson's disease.



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