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Coffee may lower risk of Parkinson's disease

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7248.1492/a (Published 03 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1492
  1. Deborah Josefson
  1. San Francisco

    Coffee drinkers may have a lower risk of Parkinson's disease than those who don't drink coffee, according to researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    Researchers analysed data on 8004 Japanese-American men who were enrolled in a prospective longitudinal study between 1965 and 1968 (JAMA 2000;283:2674-9). The men, who ranged in age from 45 to 68 years at …

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