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Researchers Unravel Link Between Herbicide Exposure and ParkinsonâEUR(TM)s


Health & Wellness  (tags: Paraquat, Roundup, Parkinson's disease, disease, health, illness, prevention, protection, risks, warning )

Beryl
- 57 days ago - parkinsonsnewstoday.com
Exposure to the herbicide paraquat is associated with ParkinsonâEUR(TM)s. Paraquat kills cells through a mechanism called oxidative stress, but how this happens has not been explained. Do you remember paraquat? AKA Roundup. Used in the 70s on marijuana crops .



   

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Lisa M (15)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 7:39 am
Thanks.
 

Donna T (0)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 7:41 am
thank you
 

Kathleen M (208)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 7:57 am
S&N. Thx Beryl.
 

Ben O (131)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 9:27 am
Go organic!
 

penny C (83)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 10:49 am
Thanks Christine.
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 11:31 am
Get rid of this poison.
Thanks Beryl
 

Raleigh k (357)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 12:08 pm
tyfs Beryl
 

Freya H (345)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 3:25 pm
Shout it from the mountaintop!
 

Lone F (58)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 3:32 pm
Thanks Beryl - Interesting article
Noted
 

Animae C (508)
Sunday March 24, 2019, 4:45 pm
Of course!!

Tweeted
Thanx dear Beryl
 

Danuta Watola (1251)
Monday March 25, 2019, 4:58 am
noted
 

danii p (33)
Monday March 25, 2019, 8:07 am
Thank you for sharing!
 

Michael Friedmann (173)
Monday March 25, 2019, 8:21 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Anne K (139)
Monday March 25, 2019, 5:01 pm
Thanks for posting, Beryl. Paraquat is not Round Up. Paraquat is aka Gramoxone. (Round Up is glyphosate) I am worried because several years ago I worked at an ag research center and my boss sent me out to work in a field. About 15 minutes later the farm manager saw me and began shouting for me to get out because the field had just been spayed with paraquat (it had been "paraquated" as they called it). I have always been worried about what long range harm that exposure could have done to me.
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 4:03 am
Very interesting.
Thank you for sharing.
 

Angelflowers D (1)
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 4:11 am
Tyfs..🤔
 

Angelflowers D (1)
Wednesday March 27, 2019, 4:11 am
Thank you for your comment Anne K,I have walked through a field whilst it was being sprĂ yed and had minor rashes on my legs,but,who knows??when you make the stuff!! aaaargh.
 

Melania P (123)
Friday March 29, 2019, 10:36 am
I am not surprised!
 

Harry K (0)
Saturday March 30, 2019, 8:09 pm
thanks for sharing
 

Denise D (31)
Sunday March 31, 2019, 1:21 pm
Thank you for sharing this article with the Care2 community
 

Animae C (508)
Wednesday April 3, 2019, 3:47 pm
Re-Tweeted 🦉
 

penny C (83)
Friday April 5, 2019, 3:08 am
Thanks Beryl shared with GMO group.
 
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