Comparison of environmental and genetic factors for Parkinson's disease between Chinese and Caucasians.

@article{Chan2004ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of environmental and genetic factors for Parkinson's disease between Chinese and Caucasians.},
  author={Daniel Kam Yin Chan and Dennis John Cordato and Triet Bui and George Mellick and Jean Woo},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={23 1-2},
  pages={13-22}
}
This review paper compares the differences in prevalence, and environmental and genetic risk factors for Parkinson's disease between Chinese and Caucasian subjects. Comparison of age-specific prevalence between Chinese people and Caucasians suggests that the prevalence is lower in the Chinese (at least in the past), although the prevalence rate in China appears to be rising. Distinctions in environmental risk factors and genetic factors are discussed. The difference in prevalence may be due to… CONTINUE READING

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