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How the microbiota contributes to symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

The alterations in gut microbial composition could play a role in the gastrointestinal complications associated with Parkinson’s disease.

Specific disease-modifying gut bacteria characterize Parkinson’s disease across countries

A japanese team identified bacterial populations that may determine intestinal pathology and influence the development of Parkinson's disease.

Lung bacteria could help to predict clinical outcomes in critically ill...

Researchers have found that lung bacteria could help to predict how well people in intensive care will respond to treatment.

Gut microbe could protect against Parkinson’s, study in worms shows

A new study published in Cell Reports suggests that a common gut microbe could slow—and even reverse—the build-up of a protein associated with Parkinson's.

Gut bacteria metabolize Parkinson’s disease medication

Specific gut bacteria break down levodopa, which is used to treat Parkinson’s. This could lead to the development of new levodopa therapies.