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Gut hormone blocks brain cell formation and is linked to Parkinson’s dementia

A gut hormone, ghrelin, is a key regulator of new nerve cells in the adult brain, a Swansea-led research team has discovered. It could help pave the way for new drugs to treat dementia in patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Blood-borne factors such as hormones regulate the process of brain cell formation — known as neurogenesis… Read More »