Picking your nose may increase Alzheimer’s, dementia risk

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Nose-picking is a habit that is generally seen as unpleasant, but harmless. However, research from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, suggests that the activity might not be as risk-free as previously thought.

The research, published in Nature Scientific ReportsTrusted Source, shows that by damaging the nasal cavity in mice, bacteria can enter the brain through the olfactory nerve.

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