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Study shows lower caffeine, urate levels are inversely linked to Parkinson’s disease

Analysis of participants in the Harvard Biomarkers Study highlights the inverse association between low caffeine consumption and blood urate levels and PD, report scientists in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease.

Two purines, caffeine and urate, have been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD) in multiple study groups and populations.

Analysis of data from the Harvard Biomarkers Study shows that lower levels of caffeine consumption and lower blood urate are inversely associated with PD, strengthening the links between caffeine intake and urate levels and PD, reports a study in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease (JPD).

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