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Beth McCormick, John Haran explore link between microbiome and Alzheimer’s disease

Study shows that patients with Alzheimer’s have distinctly different microbiomes

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Researchers at UMass Medical School have added a detailed layer of evidence to the theory that the microbiome and Alzheimer’s disease are closely associated. Published in mBio, the open access journal of the American Society of Microbiology, the study by Beth McCormick, PhD, and John Haran, MD, PhD, establishes a critical bridge connecting specific bacteria species, dysregulation of inflammation pathways in the intestines and different types of dementia prevalent in the elderly.

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