Cause of Alzheimer's could be hidden inside your mouth

Staff writer

A team of researchers have suggested that Alzheimer's disease may originate from Porphyromonas gingivalis, a bacteria that causes inflammation of the gums.

In recent years, a number of studies suggest that Alzheimer's disease has an infectious origin.

A new study confirms the elements of a bacterial pathway, Gentside reports.

It seems that the disease probably originates from Porphyromonas gingivalis, a bacterium responsible for inflammation of the gums.

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