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Gut flora link to Parkinson’s disease

Medical researchers in Finland hope that their discovery of a significant variation in the gut microbiota of Parkinson’s sufferers could be used to improve diagnostics for the disease and perhaps even prevent it. The new research was made possible by funding from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the Finnish Parkinson Foundation. […]

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More evidence for environmental chemicals contributing to Parkinson’s disease

A new twin study has found a significant association between exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE) and other chemicals used in dry cleaning, paints and cleaning products and the development of Parkinson’s disease. Published in the Annals of Neurology, the study looked at a group of human twins where one twin had been exposed to TCE or […]

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