Inflammatory Bacteria in Nose Linked to Parkinson’s Risk

Inflammatory Bacteria in Nose Linked to Parkinson’s Risk

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Inflammatory Bacteria in Nose Linked to Parkinson’s Risk

People with Parkinson’s disease tend to have high numbers of pro-inflammatory bacteria in their noses, according to a new study. Researchers think these bacteria may be a trigger for inflammation in the brain, which could help to set the stage for the development of Parkinson’s. The study, “Deep nasal sinus cavity microbiota dysbiosis in Parkinson’s disease,” was published in npj Parkinson’s Disease. Our bodies are home to billions of bacteria and other microorganisms, collectively referred to…

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