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Microbes in the gut and mouth could provide new perspectives on the onset of Parkinson’s disease. For example, patients with Parkinson’s disease have less bacteria of the Prevotellaceae family in their gut than control subjects. Bacteria of the Prevotellaceae family have been found to be more abundant in individuals who observe a plant-based diet.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease have clear changes in their gut microbiota | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

A study carried out at the University of Helsinki indicates that microbes in the gut and mouth could provide new perspectives on the onset of Parkinson’s disease, particularly as they have long been suspected to play a part in the disease process.