The Appendix-Parkinson’s Link

New research suggests that appendectomy lowers the risk of developing this neurological disease.

If you’ve had your appendix removed, you may have gotten something better in return: a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine. People who live in rural areas may benefit the most, with more than a 25 percent risk reduction. Examining the Data Researchers from the Van […]

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