Parkinson’s linked to overabundance of opportunistic gut pathogens – New Atlas

Research continues to shine a light on the role gut bacteria might play in Parkinson’s disease

As a disease without a cure or means of prevention, there is a lot we don’t know about Parkinson’s and the way it takes hold in the human body. One school of thought is that it actually begins in the gut, and a new study has strengthened these ties by identifying a type of overabundant pathogen in the guts of Parkinson’s disease patients, a novel finding that opens up new lines of enquiry in understanding the root causes of the condition.

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