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Alzheimer’s disease: the involvement of the oral microbiota has been confirmed

Alzheimer’s disease could be the consequence of chronic inflammation of neuronal tissue caused by the colonization of bacteria from the oral microbiota which produce toxic proteins called “gingipains”. Therapeutic applications are already being considered.   A link was already established...
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Fecal transplant against Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease. All that can currently be done is alleviate its symptoms. Faced with the failure of current treatments, a Chinese team conducted a non-clinical study to explore the involvement of the microbiota and the promising effects of fec...
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Could The Microbiota Have A Regulatory Role In The Brain Development Process?

A non-clinical study showed that the exposition to a microbial environment at birth results in early development of specific brain areas, thus underlining the importance of the microbiota in the programming of brain functions and behavior.   From birth, a newborn is cast in the middle of ...
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Parkinson's disease

For roughly 15 years, it has been hypothesized that Parkinson’s disease does not originate exclusively in the brain, but also in the intestines. However, the potential biological mechanisms involved remain to be elucidated.
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