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The appendix may contribute to the development of Parkinson’s

November 2, 2018

The appendix, once a mystifying organ, may now increase a person’s chances of developing Parkinson’s disease. A study consisting of nearly 1.7 million Swedes found that those who’d had their appendix removed had a lower overall risk of Parkinson’s disease. Samples of appendix tissue from healthy individuals also revealed protein clumps similar to those found […]

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