More Evidence Links High Cholesterol to Lower Parkinson's Risk
Higher levels of total cholesterol (TC) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) are associated with a decreased risk for Parkinson's disease (PD) in men, a large observational study shows. The results represent the latest research linking higher cholesterol with lower risk for PD.
@shyamali The new findings suggest that a "one-size-fits-all" approach in clinical practice "overlooks the possible benefits" of higher serum cholesterol levels in some patients, study author Chava Peretz, PhD, professor, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel, told Medscape Medical News. "Tailoring individualized therapeutic strategies based on stratifying risk and personal background is important," he said.