A case-control study of Parkinson's disease in urban population of southern Israel.

BACKGROUND In recent years, an increased prevalence of Parkinson's disease (PD) in southern Israel was observed. The aim of this study was to determine which exposures are associated with PD in the urban population of this region. METHODS Ninety-three PD patients living in towns were compared to 93 age and sex matched controls. A previously validated… CONTINUE READING