New Evidence Suggests That Parkinson’s Begins in the Gut
April 26, 2017

According to new research, people who had surgery to cut the main nerve connecting the brain with the stomach, a longstanding treatment for ulcers, had a trend of a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease (PD). Published in the April 26 online edition of Neurology, this result adds weight to the hypothesis that PD may begin in the gut and travel to the brain.

April 28, 2017

Join PDF and event Co-Chairs Rehana Ashraf, Kate Evans and Anne Greene for Celebrate Spring Boston. Enjoy a night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dancing and a silent auction.