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Noncoding CGG repeat expansions in neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease, oculopharyngodistal myopathy and an overlapping disease
Noncoding repeat expansions cause various neuromuscular diseases, including myotonic dystrophies, fragile X tremor/ataxia syndrome, some spinocerebellar ataxias, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis andExpand
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Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in Parkinson's disease.
BACKGROUND Recent studies reported a high prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in Parkinson's disease (PD), and a possible association with gastrointestinal symptoms and worseExpand
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Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with worse severity of Parkinson's disease.
BACKGROUND Some studies have suggested that chronic Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection can aggravate the neurodegenerative process in Parkinson's disease (PD), and targeted intervention couldExpand
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Augmentation of Autoantibodies by Helicobacter pylori in Parkinson’s Disease Patients May Be Linked to Greater Severity
Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Its etiology remains elusive and at present only symptomatic treatments exists. HelicobacterExpand
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Altered body composition, sarcopenia, frailty, and their clinico-biological correlates, in Parkinson's disease.
INTRODUCTION Low body weight in Parkinson's disease (PD) is poorly understood despite the associated risks of malnutrition, fractures, and death. Sarcopenia (loss of muscle bulk and strength) andExpand
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Genome-wide association study of Parkinson’s disease in East Asians
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) on Parkinson's disease (PD) have mostly been done in Europeans and Japanese. No study has been done in Han Chinese, which make up nearly a fifth of the worldExpand
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Parkinson’s disease and the gastrointestinal microbiome
Recently, there has been a surge in awareness of the gastrointestinal microbiome (GM) and its role in health and disease. Of particular note is an association between the GM and Parkinson’s diseaseExpand
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Parkinson's disease in the Western Pacific Region
1·8 billion people of diverse ethnicities and cultures live in the Western Pacific Region. The increasing longevity of populations in this region is a major contributor to the exponential increase inExpand
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Knowledge of Parkinson's Disease in a Multiethnic Urban Asian Setting.
BACKGROUND Public knowledge regarding Parkinson's disease (PD) is important to facilitate good health-seeking behavior, but the literature on this topic is scarce. OBJECTIVE We aimed to explore theExpand
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