The gut-brain axis in Parkinson's disease: Possibilities for food-based therapies.

Abstract

Parkinson's disease (PD) is usually characterized by cardinal motor impairments. However, a range of non-motor symptoms precede the motor-phase and are major determinants for the quality of life. To date, no disease modifying treatment is available for PD patients. The gold standard therapy of levodopa is based on restoring dopaminergic neurotransmission… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2017.05.042

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