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Scientists find evidence of link between diesel exhaust, risk of Parkinson’s

Caroline Seydel A new UCLA study in zebrafish has identified the process by which air pollution can damage brain cells, potentially contributing to Parkinson’s disease. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Toxicological Sciences, the findings show that chemicals in diesel exhaust can trigger the toxic buildup of a protein in the brain called alpha-synuclein, which is commonly seen in people with the disease. Previous studies have revealed that people living… Read More »

Scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus

More than 120 leading scientists ask Health Secretary to evaluate role of gut microbiome in coronavirus amid ‘compelling evidence’ healthier diets could protect millions of Britons The academics say there is a growing body of ‘convincing research’  An unhealthy gut is often linked with inflammation and lower immunity  The experts urged ministers to look into… Read More »