Caffeine Habits, Smell-Ability, and Parkinson Disease

Run Dates:  Ongoing


Researchers at the Dalhousie University, IWK Health Centre and Nova Scotia Health Authority are recruiting participants for a MAIL-IN study on the role of caffeine intake in onset of Parkinson disease in people who may or may not have first-degree relatives with Parkinson's.

Who is eligible to participate in the study?

  • Those between the ages of 40-65 years of age
  • Those in reasonable good health
  • Those with or without Parkinson disease (or any connection to Parkinson disease)
  • Those with a valid email address and a valid Canadian mailing address

What is required of the participants?

Your participation will involve:

  • Complete a mail-in survey


Participants will have their postage paid for and receive a $10 compensation for their efforts.


University:  Dalhousie University

Ethics ID: ROMEO#1020273

Contact:  Namrata Joshi

                 T: 902-473-3147   E:

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