Could the appendix trigger Parkinson's?

TIM NEWMAN | November 2, 2018

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A new study concludes that for some people, having had their appendix removed decades earlier reduced the risk of developing Parkinson's disease by almost 20 percent. Parkinson's disease is a long-term degenerative condition that affects the central nervous system. In the United States, medical professionals tend to diagnose around 60,000 new cases each year. Symptoms include tremor, slow movement, stiff muscles, and changes in speech.

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