Passive smoking and Parkinson disease

Mellick, George D., Gartner, Coral E., Silburn, Peter A. and Battistutta, Diana (2006) Passive smoking and Parkinson disease. Neurology, 67 1: 179-180. doi:10.1212/01.wnl.0000223618.53129.56

Author Mellick, George D.
Gartner, Coral E.
Silburn, Peter A.
Battistutta, Diana
Title Passive smoking and Parkinson disease
Journal name Neurology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0028-3878
Publication date 2006-07
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1212/01.wnl.0000223618.53129.56
Volume 67
Issue 1
Start page 179
End page 180
Total pages 2
Place of publication Hagerstown, MD , U.S.A.
Publisher Lippincott Willams & Wilkins
Language eng
Subject 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
320700 Neurosciences
321200 Public Health and Health Services
321202 Epidemiology
321201 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
1103 Clinical Sciences
Abstract This is the first report of an inverse relationship between passive smoking exposure and Parkinson's disease.
Keyword Passive smoking
Environmental tobacco smoke
Parkinson's disease
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