The Poison That Waits (1989)

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  • Featuring

    Paul Vaughan

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


Reports on investigations into the abnormally high incidence of the early onset of diseases such as senile dementia and Parkinson's disease, on the island of Guam in the Pacific, which scientists have now linked to a poison in the native cycad fruit.

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