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Appendectomy Decades Earlier Linked to Lower Parkinson's Risk

An appendectomy occurring decades prior was linked to nearly a 20% decrease in the risk of developing Parkinson’s and delayed onset among people who did develop the disease, researchers reported. Moreover, the human appendix appeared to be a reservoir for alpha-synuclein aggregates in healthy people, even at young ages, according to Viviane Labrie, PhD, of… Read More »