Oct 29, 2022

Picking your nose could put you at risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Picking your nose might seem harmless albeit gross, but new research is showing it may have some devastating consequences, according to a press release published by Griffith University Friday.

A direct path to the brain

The new research demonstrates that a bacteria can travel through the olfactory nerve in the nose and into the brain in mice, where it creates markers that are a tell-tale sign of Alzheimer’s disease.

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