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Study implicates gut microbiome health in Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative condition that hampers movement and ultimately results in the loss of independence. A new study published in the journal Nature Communications discusses the links between this condition that affects the brain and changes in…

Link between type 2 diabetes and UTIs explained

Lower immunity and recurring infections are common in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now show that the immune system of people with diabetes has lower levels of the antimicrobial peptide psoriasin, which compromises…