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Neuroepidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease: Environmental Influences

  • William C. Koller
Part of the Advances in Research on Neurodegeneration book series (ARN, volume 2)

Abstract

Descriptive epidemiology of Parkinson’s disease (PD), by providing a profile of the disease, should be useful in the etiological investigation of PD. Etiological hypotheses need to be consistent with known epidemiologic factors, and descriptive epidemiologic observations may generate a new hypothesis. Analytic epidemiology seeks to identify risk factors that could lead to clues for causal associations with the disease.

Keywords

Essential Tremor Rural Living Environmental Toxin Cycad Plant Childhood Measle 
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