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Tuesday 25th of September 2018 03:19 PM

Category: Health

Air pollution linked to higher risk of dementia: study

Health Desk : Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday. The link remained even after heavy drinking, smoking and other well established risk factors for dementia were ruled out, the researchers reported in medical journal BMJ Open. Worldwide, about seven percent of people over…

Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says

Health Desk : Did you know? Commonly used household cleaners could be making children overweight by altering their gut microbiota. Researchers from across Canada looked at data from the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohort on microbes in infant fecal matter. They used World Health Organization (WHO) growth charts for body mass index (BMI)…

Crowdfunded cancer treatments – do they work?

Health Desk : Crowdfunding for cancer treatments not available on the NHS has risen dramatically, according to figures published by the British Medical Journal. In the last three years, at least £7m has been raised by people on crowdfunding sites like JustGiving and GoFundMe. JustGiving’s own figures show that more than 2,300 UK cancer-related appeals were…

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