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Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

HIGHLIGHTS Oral health is known to affect overall health and wellness Men with dental issues were more likely to frail Frailty is basically a medical term for becoming weak Oral health is known to affect overall health and wellness; turns out it may be linked with frailty in older men. According to a study published [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Poor Oral Health May Increase The Risk Of Weakness In Older Men; Try These Foods To Keep Healthy

Avoid having soft drinks, canned juices. Study finds sugary drinks cause poor memory

Avoid having soft drinks, canned juices. Study finds sugary drinks cause poor memory

Here’s another reason to give sugary drinks a miss. A new study says they result in poorer memory. According to studies published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia and the journal Stroke, people consuming sugary beverages such as sodas and fruit juices are more likely to have poorer memory. And those who drank diet soda daily were [...]

January 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Avoid having soft drinks, canned juices. Study finds sugary drinks cause poor memory

Get a good night’s rest: Poor sleep may put you at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Get a good night’s rest: Poor sleep may put you at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline, according to a study that shows wakeful brain produces more of the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid beta than its waste-disposal system can handle. Levels of the protein rise, potentially setting off a sequence of changes to the brain that can end with dementia, researchers said. “This study is [...]

January 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Get a good night’s rest: Poor sleep may put you at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Autumn Statement: the Chancellor must back education in poor areas – current funding isn’t enough

Autumn Statement: the Chancellor must back education in poor areas – current funding isn’t enough

Later today, Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will deliver his first ever first Autumn Statement. It’s not an enviable task, as over the last few months he’ll have been lobbied hard – and pulled in different directions – by his colleagues across Whitehall. “Infrastructure investment” looks set to be a major theme, and [...]

November 23, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Autumn Statement: the Chancellor must back education in poor areas – current funding isn’t enough

One-third of hospitals in poor countries have no running water, researchers say

One-third of hospitals in poor countries have no running water, researchers say

Running water is essential to providing basic healthcare, but in developing countries where the population lives without running water, doctors must weigh the danger of not washing hands, instruments or wounds during surgery against not performing a procedure at all. More than one-third of hospitals in developing countries do not have running water, researchers at [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on One-third of hospitals in poor countries have no running water, researchers say

GlaxoSmithKline to ‘drop patents in poor countries for better drug access’

GlaxoSmithKline to ‘drop patents in poor countries for better drug access’

The British company said it would not file patents in these countries. Chief executive Sir Andrew Witty said he wanted to take a “graduated” approach to the company’s “intellectual property” based on the wealth of nations around the globe. Experts have described the plans as “brave and positive”. GSK hopes that by removing any fear [...]

April 2, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on GlaxoSmithKline to ‘drop patents in poor countries for better drug access’

GlaxoSmithKline to ‘drop patents in poor countries for better drug access’

GlaxoSmithKline to ‘drop patents in poor countries for better drug access’

The British company said it would not file patents in these countries. Chief executive Sir Andrew Witty said he wanted to take a “graduated” approach to the company’s “intellectual property” based on the wealth of nations around the globe. Experts have described the plans as “brave and positive”. GSK hopes that by removing any fear [...]

April 2, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on GlaxoSmithKline to ‘drop patents in poor countries for better drug access’