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Sep 1, 2022

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough: Genetic Link to Gut Disorders Confirmed

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, genetics, neuroscience

Summary: A new study reveals a genetic link between Alzheimer’s disease and several gut-related disorders. Researchers report Alzheimer’s patients and those with intestinal disorders have specific genes in common. The findings add to the evidence the gut-brain axis may play a role in the development of neurodegenerative disorders.

Source: Edith Cowan University.

People with gut disorders may be at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).

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