How the appendix could hold the keys to Parkinson’s disease, and materials scientists mimic nature

How the appendix could hold the keys to Parkinson’s disease, and materials scientists mimic nature

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For a long time, Parkinson’s disease was thought to be merely a disorder of the nervous system. But in the past decade researchers have started to look elsewhere in the body for clues to this debilitating disease—particularly in the gut. Host Meagan Cantwell talks with Viviane Labrie of the Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan, about new research suggesting people without their appendixes have a reduced risk of Parkinson’s. Labrie also describes the possible mechanism behind this ... Maggiori informazioni

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