New research has suggested that a compound often exuded by fungus could be linked to symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The investigators say Parkinson's has previously been linked to exposure of human-made toxins, but their findings show that biological compounds also have the potential to set off symptoms of the condition.
Paris (AFP) - Traces of fungus have been discovered in the brains of Alzheimer's sufferers, researchers said Thursday, relaunching the question: might the disease be caused by an infectious microbe?
There is no conclusive evidence, but if the answer turns out to be "yes", it means Alzheimer's Disease (AD) may be targeted with antifungal treatment,
Parkinson's may be targeted with antifungal treatment?