Experts can tell what type of dementia a patient has by how they WALK

Scientists claim they can tell what type of dementia a patient has by the way they WALK Researchers found that people with Lewy body dementia walk differently  They change their walking steps more – varying step time and length  Scientists at the University of Newcastle analysed the walk of 110 people  Scientists can tell what type of dementia a patient has […]

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Experts question controversial study on fluoride in pregnancy

Australian experts have urged caution following the release of a new study that suggests there may be a link between higher fluoride exposure during pregnancy and children’s IQ. The observational study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, followed 512 mother-child pairs across six Canadian cities with the aim of examining whether or not fluoride is a “potential neurotoxin”. Experts have questioned the […]

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Experts call for halt to CRISPR editing that allows gene changes to pass on to children

Remember the global outrage four months ago at world-first claims a researcher had used the gene editing tool CRISPR to edit the genomes of twin girls? The molecular scissors known as CRISPR (CRISPR/cas9 in full) allow scientists to modify DNA with high precision and greater ease than previous technologies. Now researchers from the USA, Europe, China and New Zealand have […]

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‘Christmas brain’ can give you long-term health problems, experts warn

Your brain is in overdrive and you are in a state of panic. You still haven’t found the perfect Christmas gift for your partner or finalised how many people are coming over for Christmas lunch. By this point, your blood pressure is increasing and brain is going haywire. ‘Tis the season to be stressed out.Credit:Shutterstock Experts are calling this “Christmas […]

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Stiffening threatens: when you have pain with shoulder urgently to the doctor to

Approximately one in Ten suffers from pain to the shoulder. Among the reasons, poor posture and inflammation in addition to Congestion and wear and tear. In the worst case, chronic pain or a stiffened shoulder joint. As Frozen Shoulder (“frozen”, so stiffened shoulder) designate a physician, the loss of mobility of the shoulder joint. Affected frequently complain about problems in […]

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CBD in cannabis no panacea for what ails us, say experts

While more research is needed, scientists say the brightest prospects for the medicinal benefits of cannabis so far may lie in more complex combinations of its compounds. CBD, the non-psychoactive medicinal ingredient found in the marijuana plant, has been credited with relieving pain and inflammation, reducing epileptic seizures, quelling anxiety and insomnia, combatting some forms of cancer and even tempering […]

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