Home | Clinical COPD increases Parkinson's risk Written by: Independent Nurse | Published: 18 August 2014 QJM (2014) doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcu136 Suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) seems to increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a study from Taiwan. Researchers matched 20,728 COPD patients (71.1% male) aged on average 68.2 years with 41,14Please login or register to read the rest of the article and to have access to downloads and comments. What do you think? Leave a comment below or tweet your views to @IndyNurseMag This material is protected by MA Healthcare Ltd copyright. See Terms and Conditions.