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Common amphetamine drugs linked to Parkinson's disease

Posted on Apr 22, 2011 in Uncategorized

Sunday, April 10, 2011 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer   (NaturalNews) A new study to be presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology says that users of amphetamine drugs like benzedrine and dexedrine have a heightened risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. According to a follow-up review of more than 66,000 volunteers who participated in the Multiphasic Health Checkup Cohort Exam between 1964 and 1973, users of amphetamines were 60 percent more likely than those who did not take the drugs to develop Parkinson’s. The drugs in question, which are...

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