On PD, less inflammation linked with longer survival

Among 87 people on PD, ages 30-85, who were followed for 30 months, the inflammation marker serum amyloid-A (SAA) was a significant independent predictor of mortality. When four markers of inflammation were analyzed together, SAA, age, and the presence of cerebrovascular insults were the strongest predictors.

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