The vast majority of cases are Parkinson’s Disease, are caused by unknown environmental causes, prompting enormous interest in identifying environmental risk factors involved. The link between Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and gastric ulcers has been known for several decades, but new evidence suggests that this harmful bacterium may play a role in Parkinson’s as well.


According to a new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), people who commute through natural environments report better mental health. This is the main conclusion of a research based on questionnaires answered by nearly 3,600 participants from four European cities and published in Environment International.





Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of a heart attack, and increase it five-fold for those smoking and using e-cigarettes according to a new analysis of a survey of nearly 70,000 people, led by researchers at UC San Francisco.




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