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Health Care

Study: Inability to Spot Scams in Old Age Linked to Dementia

If you've been anywhere on the internet lately, you're probably familiar with the jokes about gullible, elderly users who download computer viruses after clicking on malicious links telling them that they “WON A MILLION DOLLARS!!”. While they might give us a good chuckle, a recent study by researchers from Rush [...]

April 24th, 2019|

Study: Lying on back almost triples risk of stillbirth

Research initiated by The University of Huddersfield's Dr Tomasina Stacey into the modifiable risks of stillbirth in New Zealand spurred a bigger, multi-national study that suggests that sleeping on the back in the last trimester of pregnancy can increase the risk of stillbirth.  The findings of this research now form [...]

April 18th, 2019|

Poll: Pets Help Older People’s Wellbeing

There's nothing like a pet's love, and even non-pet owners could nod to the notion that the presence of a furry companion adds a dose of excitement and warmth to home life. And now, we have the numbers to prove it! The results of the National Poll on Healthy Aging [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Trouble sleeping? The Answer May Lie in Your Period

Ladies, ever feel like there are certain points in the month where you just can't get some shut-eye? You might be on to something because a study presented recently in the ENDO 2019 conference suggests that women are more likely to have disturbed sleep in the days leading up to [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Feeling down? This 12-minute Tip Could Help

Whether it's a favourite snack, a phone call to the friend who says all the right things, or a one-on-one session with a punching bag, we all have that one thing we can count on to pick us up when we're down. But have you ever thought to take a [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Naps Might Lower Blood Pressure

If you've been looking for a health reason to indulge in a midday slumber, you might be in for a treat. A study set to be presented in the 68th annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Session this Monday, the 18th of March has some pretty compelling evidence that taking [...]

March 17th, 2019|