Preceding pain symptoms and Parkinson's disease: a nationwide population-based cohort study.

@article{Lin2013PrecedingPS,
  title={Preceding pain symptoms and Parkinson's disease: a nationwide population-based cohort study.},
  author={C-H Lin and R-M Wu and H-Y Chang and Y-T Chiang and H-H Lin},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={
          1398-404
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Painful sensations are recently reported to be a non-motor feature of Parkinson's disease (PD). The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug ibuprofen is a common painkiller and was reported to be associated with a decreased risk of PD. The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship amongst preceding pain symptoms, use of ibuprofen and risk of PD in a nationwide population-based cohort. METHODS The data of participants who were free of PD at baseline were… CONTINUE READING

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