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The Association of Neurotoxin Exposure With Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in World War II Veterans and Other Men

This study has been completed.
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VA Office of Research and Development Identifier:
First received: July 3, 2001
Last updated: April 2, 2008
Last verified: December 2004
This program aims to investigate factors associated with development of parkinsonism or idiopathic Parkinson's Disease in an ongoing cohort of patients established in 1965 who are currently undergoing their sixth examination.

Parkinson's Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Association of Neurotoxin Exposure With Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism in World War II Veterans and Other Men

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Study Start Date: October 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2002

Ages Eligible for Study:   81 Years and older   (Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
This is a cohort study. Population consist of 8,006 Japanese-American men.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00018577

United States, Hawaii
Honolulu Dept of Veterans Affairs
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96819
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
OverallOfficial: Jordan Popper, M.D.
OverallOfficial: Caroline Tanner, M.D., Ph.D.
OverallOfficial: Helen Petrovitch, M.D.
OverallOfficial: Lon White, M.D.
  More Information Identifier: NCT00018577     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NEUD-024-99S
Study First Received: July 3, 2001
Last Updated: April 2, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017