Scientific Articles: Parkinson’s disease

Scientific Articles: Parkinson’s disease

An interesting new research finding by Van Andel Research Institute in Michigan regarding the possible links between the gut and Parkinson’s disease. It is very early to obtain solid evidence but it is looking encouraging. Amazing to learn about further research discoveries related to the GI tract.

Parkinson’s disease ‘may’ start in gut

In their study, people whose appendix had been removed were less likely to develop the neurodegenerative disease.

And the appendix, long thought of as pointless in the human body, contained the substance that kills brain cells.

Parkinson’s UK said the findings were the most compelling evidence yet that the disease’s origins lie outside the brain.

Original article published by BBC News online

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