Alcohol Consumption, Types of Alcohol, and Parkinson’s Disease

  title={Alcohol Consumption, Types of Alcohol, and Parkinson’s Disease},
  author={Rui Liu and Xuguang Guo and Yikyung Park and Jian Wang and Xuemei Huang and Albert R. Hollenbeck and Aaron Blair and Honglei Chen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND The epidemiologic evidence on alcohol consumption and Parkinson's disease (PD) is equivocal. We prospectively examined total alcohol consumption and consumption of specific types of alcoholic beverage in relation to future risk of PD. METHODS The study comprised 306,895 participants (180,235 male and 126,660 female) ages 50-71 years in 1995-1996 from the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Consumption of alcoholic beverages in the past 12 months was assessed in 1995-1996. Multivariate… CONTINUE READING
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