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Dairy food linked with Parkinson's disease in men

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study has confirmed a relationship between consuming large amounts of dairy products and an increase in the rate of Parkinson's disease in men, but the reason for this relationship remains a puzzle. Researchers found that among more than 130,000 U.S. adults followed for 9 years, those who ate the largest amount of dairy foods had an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a disorder in which movement-regulating cells in the brain die or become impaired. There was a clear pattern seen among men, whose Parkinson's risk increased in tandem with consumption of diary, particularly milk. The results were more ambiguous among women, however. ....Continued on
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I do know at thirteen I was told I was allergic to dairy products and developed a huge lump under my chin which was treated with pennicilin which I also was allergic to.  Now at 63 I have Parkinson's and milk really...particularlly ice cream sets me back for days...charlene Pryor 
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