Title Gut could sound early warning alarm for motor neuron disease Media name/outlet The Hippocratic Post Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 29/10/22 Description The same proteins thought to contribute to motor neuron disease can be found in the gut many years before any brain symptoms occur, a new study by the University of Aberdeen has found. URL https://www.hippocraticpost.com/neurology/gut-could-sound-early-warning-alarm-for-motor-neuron-disease/ Persons Jenna Gregory, Fergal Waldron, Mathew H Horrocks Title The answer to detecting motor neurone disease a decade early may lie in your poo Media name/outlet Evening Standard Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 18/10/22 Description Researchers believe that earlier diagnosis may lead to an eventual cure Producer/Author Lowenna Waters URL https://www.standard.co.uk/news/health/research-finds-gut-poo-alert-doctors-mnd-motor-neuron-disease-early-detection-b1033421.html Persons Jenna Gregory, Mathew H Horrocks Title Research from University of Aberdeen finds gut could alert doctors to MND Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet The National Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 18/10/22 Description A study by the University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh and published in The Journal Of Pathology: Clinical Research, found evidence of the disease in one patient 14 years before they went on to develop the condition.
The researchers suggest it could be possible to detect motor neurone disease (MND) and take action long before the brain is affected by taking a small gut biopsy or stool sample.
URL https://www.thenational.scot/news/23056381.research-university-aberdeen-finds-gut-alert-doctors-mnd/?ref=rss Persons Fergal Waldron, Jenna Gregory, Kristine Nellany, Nadine Hays Hays Title Gut Could Sound Early Warning Alarm for Motor Neuron Disease Media name/outlet Neuroscience News Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 17/10/22 Description Proteins associated with motor neuron disease, or ALS are present in the gut many years before disease pathologies can be found in the brain. A stool sample or gut biopsy could help identify the presence of MND-associated proteins years before symptoms appear. URL https://neurosciencenews.com/mnd-als-gut-21655/ Persons Jenna Gregory, Fergal Waldron, Mathew H Horrocks