Gut and brain profiles that resemble pre-motor and early-stage Parkinson’s disease in methamphetamine self-administering rats

Gut and brain profiles that resemble pre-motor and early-stage Parkinson’s disease in methamphetamine self-administering rats
Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 May 20;225:108746. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108746. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Methamphetamine is a potent psychomotor stimulant, and methamphetamine abusers are up to three times more likely to develop Parkinson's disease (PD) later in life. Prodromal PD may involve gut inflammation and the accumulation of toxic proteins that are transported from the enteric nervous system to the central nervous ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-07By Amanda L Persons