Men 'twice as likely to die' from Parkinson’s disease
Men are dying from Parkinson’s disease at twice the rate of women, a new study has found.
Researchers from the US and China analysed data on 479,000 deaths from Parkinson’s disease recorded in a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention deaths registry between 1999 and 2019, finding an average annual increase of 2.4%.
They found mortality rose “steeply” regardless of race, sex and geographic location, but they noted that deaths were twice as high for men compared with women.
Findings showed the