Ibuprofen lowers risk of Parkinson's disease, a study finds

03/2/2011 | Google

A study in the journal Neurology found that adults who took ibuprofen at least two times weekly had a 38% lower risk of Parkinson's disease compared with those who frequently used other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including acetaminophen and aspirin. The finding suggests that "ibuprofen could be a potential neuroprotective agent against Parkinson's disease," the study's lead author wrote.

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