There is a new theory that Parkinson's disease may start in the gut, but research is limited. The purpose of this study is to better understand the association between Parkinson's disease and the bacteria and fungi living in the gut and nose.
People with typical Parkinson's disease(PD) and REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder (RBD) as well as healthy control individuals.
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