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7 Poisonous Weeds to Avoid That Might Be Lurking In Your Yard

7 Poisonous Weeds to Avoid That Might Be Lurking In Your Yard

Heather Paul You love being outdoors, camping, hiking, or just digging around in your garden with your gardening gloves. But some plants can cause serious allergic reactions. “Most poisonous plants are of concern because of the risk of livestock, such as sheep or cattle, grazing on them,” says Mark Czarnota, Ph.D., associate professor and extension …

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Neural 'Poisonous Flowers' Could Be The Source of Alzheimer's Plaque, Says Study

Neural ‘Poisonous Flowers’ Could Be The Source of Alzheimer’s Plaque, Says Study

Alzheimer’s disease has long thwarted our best efforts to pinpoint its underlying causes. Now, a new study in mice suggests that ‘poisonous flowers’ bulging with cellular debris could be the root source of one hallmark of the wretched disease and a beautifully sinister sign of a failing waste disposal system inside damaged brain cells.   …

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