• IBD, Parkinson's link suggests anti-TNF may be protective

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    Patients with inflammatory bowel disease showed a significantly higher risk for developing Parkinson's disease, but early treatment with anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy appeared protective, according to new research published in JAMA Neurology.
    While the investigators noted that these associations do not imply causation, they said their findings show that systemic inflammation may play a role in the development of both diseases, but further study is needed to determine whether anti-TNF therapy can protect high-risk patients from developing Parkinson's disease.
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  • IBS sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's

    IBS sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's

    7 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower Parkinson's risks by 80%.
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