Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Smoking actually has a health benefit!

Yes you did read the title correctly. I though that I would never write a post about the benefits of smoking ! Well it turns out that if you smoke you have a lower incidence of Parkinson's disease.

To bad that smoking also causes an early slow and painful death.

Reference: AurĂ©lie Kas Decrease of nicotinic receptors in the nigrostriatal system in Parkinson's disease Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism (2009) 29, 1601–1608; doi:10.1038/jcbfm.2009.74; published online 3 June 2009

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