Tag Archives: disease

Gum disease and Alzheimer's: Your questions answered

People are questioning a landmark study suggesting that a bacterium involved in gum disease may also cause Alzheimer’s. Here’s what you need to know about the study P. gingivalis may be the main culprit in Alzheimer’s diseaseA. DOWSETT, PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Debora MacKenzie The publication of evidence that gum disease bacteria may cause… Read More »

Study links drinking too much beer and tea to chronic kidney disease

A new study has shown that drinking too much tea or beer can lead to chronic kidney disease. This is the perfect excuse to start your 2019 resolutions of right! Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore, examined survey data on drink consumption among 3,003 African-American men and women who all had kidney… Read More »

Parkinson’s disease warning: Surprising sauce you should eat everyday to avoid symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time. The condition affects around 127,000 people in the UK, according to the NHS. But you could lower your chances of developing Parkinson’s disease symptoms by making some simple diet or lifestyle changes. An easy way to slash your… Read More »