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Single mild concussion increases risk of Parkinson’s disease, study suggests

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1697 (Published 17 April 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k1697
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. London, UK

People who have been diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury have a 56% increased risk of developing Parkinson’ disease, new research has suggested.1

The study, published in Neurology, included 325 870 US veterans, half of whom had been diagnosed with either a …

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