GI infection as Parkinson’s trigger

McGill, UMontreal team describe chain of events leading from GI infection to Parkinson’s disease

A Canadian team has shown how bacterial GI infections can trigger Parkinson's disease in genetically susceptible individuals.

The findings add to mounting evidence implicating the gut microbiome in CNS disorders including autism, Alzheimer's disease and PD via the gut-brain axis, a network of cells that connects the

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