ECG abnormalities may be PD risk factor


REPORT FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY (AAN) 63RD ANNUAL MEETING, HONOLULU, HAWAII, APRIL 9-16, 2011 – An analysis of subjects in the Cardiovascular Health Study in the U.S. has reported that electrocardiographic abnormalities may be a risk factor for Parkinson’s disease (Jain et al. AAN 2011; abstract S03.004). This is the first reported link between ECG findings and PD risk.

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