Removal of the Appendix reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease by 20%

According to new research, after the removal of the Appendix, almost 20% reduced chance of developing Parkinson’s disease. To such conclusion scientists have come, having analysed the data of 1.6 million. The results of their study were published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Parkinson’s disease is a common disorder. And therefore, most likely, she may have a few points […]

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Became known, an unexpected benefit from appendectomy

The researchers found that the appendicitis — vermiform Appendix of the cecum — significantly reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease. The findings of the study appeared in an article for the journal Science Translational Medicine. As it turned out, the Appendix contains a protein alpha-synuclein, which can cause in the brain of Parkinson’s disease. After studying the data for the […]

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