Thursday, July 12, 2007

They may want to rethink the smoking ban

This is something straight out of Sleeper.

Science DailyA pooled analysis of data from previous studies suggests that cigarette smoking appears to be associated with a reduced risk for developing Parkinson's disease, with long-term and current smokers at the lowest risk, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of Neurology.


The next thing you know they will say red meat is good for you.

2 comments:

Polina said...

One down, a million more vices to go. Have you heard of the new study by Oxford researcheres that suggests that England adopt a "fat tax," that is, a tax on salty, sweet and fatty foods? Check it out here: http://www.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUSL1254236520070712?feedType=RSS&rpc=22&sp=true

Anonymous said...

perhaps it is because smokers DIE from smoking related illness prior to the onset or development of more serious clinically apparent symptoms of Parkinson's