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Chronic Hepatitis C Infection And Parkinsonism: What’s The Link?

Chronic Hepatitis C Infection And Parkinsonism: What’s The Link?

Source: MPR

In order to determine the association between CHC and parkinsonism, the study authors utilized the National Health Insurance Research Database in Taiwan to identify CHC patients between 2004 and 2012. For patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC), there is a significantly greater risk for developing parkinsonism, however, treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin may reduce this risk, according to the results.

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