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Roundup Herbicide Linked To Parkinsons Related Brain Damage

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Posted in Science on 3rd Nov, 2012 08:18 PM by AlexMuller

Alarming new research published in the journal Neurotoxicology and Teratology supports the emerging connection between glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonian disorders.

 

Published this month (April, 2012), the new study entitled "Glyphosate induced cell death through apoptotic and authophagic mechanisms," investigated the potential brain-damaging effects of herbicides, which the authors stated "have been recognized as the main environmental factor associated with neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson's disease."

 

They found that glyphosate inhibited the viability of differentiated test cells (PC12, adrenal medula derived), in both dose-and-time dependent manners. The researchers also found that "glyphosate induced cell death via authophagy pathways in addition to activating apoptotic pathways."



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Author: Guest
Posted: 2012-11-04
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Yes, we assumed that all is genetics and we need to look more for environmental factors Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2012-11-04
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this is really scary news Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-02-01
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Kstati po analogii esli pvroesti Possiyskuyu imperiyu s Rimskoy: rimlyane tozhe vrode puskali v imperiyu polno sbroda, odnako nikto seychas ne udivlyaetsya Ruminiyi, Vengrii, Germanii, Bolgarii. Vot tak zhe i slavyane zasyadyt v Kremle kak v Vatikane ostanki rimlyan, a strana prevratitsya v konglomerat gde churki budut trebovat' k sebe uvazheniya i ne budut stoyat' bosikom na tramvaynom polotne. Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-09-05
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lZLnAX Thanks so much for the article.Thanks Again. Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-09-12
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6BqUfs I value the post. Will read on... Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-10-24
+0
ygKoBS Very neat blog post.Really thank you! Great. Reply


 

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