A hypothesis adding another small piece to the MND jigsaw featured on the ABC radio AM program yesterday and on some news channels in Australia last night. The story briefly explored a review article about fungal neurotoxins and sporadic motor neurone disease, published this month in the journal Neurotoxicity Research.

The researchers reviewed several lines of evidence for fungal neurotoxins as a potential contributing factor to the cause of MND concluding that if fungal infection could be confirmed as a potential cause of ALS, it could inform treatment strategy. The original article is here but access is limited https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30515715 and the story is here https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/am/a-fungus-found-in-grass-could-be-behind-motor-neuron-disease/10633412

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