Statins lower the risk of Parkinson disease

Statins are cholesterol lowering drugs that possess neuroprotective property too. The neuroprotective attribute of these drugs can be owed to the anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating effects of statins. So, diseases that affect the neurons like Parkinson disease do get relieved to some extent with statins. Recent survey performed on the patients who were below 60 years of age and were on a follow-up dose of statins exhibited lesser aggressiveness of Parkinson disease.