Biomed Pharmacother 2021 Dec 1;145:112343. Epub 2021 Dec 1.
Daxing Research Institute, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China; School of Chemistry and Biological Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China. Electronic address:
An increasing number of epidemiological studies have shown that there is a significant inverse relationship between the onset of Alzheimer's disease/Parkinson's disease (AD/PD) and cancer, but the mechanism is still unclear. Considering that intestinal flora can connect them, we tried to explain this phenomenon from the intestinal flora. This review briefly introduced the relationship among AD/PD, cancer, and intestinal flora, studied metabolites or components of the intestinal flora and the role of intestinal barriers and intestinal hormones in AD/PD and cancer. Read More