Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Understanding Gut Inflammation May Hold Clues to Mitigating Parkinson’s Onset

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This is a drawing of the intestinesChronic gut inflammation can trigger the clumping of alpha-synuclein in the walls of the colon, a new study reports. Researchers found chronic inflammation in the gut during early life can exacerbate the clumping of alpha-synuclein in the brains of older mice. The findings add to a growing body of evidence which links gut health to Parkinson's disease.