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Good Hygiene Linked To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-09-05 04:43:50

[ Watch the Video: Good Hygiene May Be Bad For Your Brain ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Good hygiene typically leads to good health, but new research appearing in the journal Evolution, Medicine and Public Health suggests that people living in industrialized nations could be more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease due to cleanliness. Specifically, Dr. Molly Fox, lead author of the study and Gates Cambridge Alumna, and colleagues report that men and...

2013-08-12 23:19:45

Crisis Far More Urgent than Even Jay-Z May Realize Says Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Rapper and philanthropist Jay-Z is on the right track with his campaign to help people become involved with the global water crisis, reports water researcher Sharon Kleyne. While Kleyne has only high praise for the hip-hop star, she believes that his “Water for Life” campaign doesn’t go far enough and that too many people, including Jay-Z, remain uneducated...

2013-08-01 15:51:02

Improving water quality and hygiene practices may improve the growth of children, according to a new report. The Cochrane review – authored by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and WaterAid – found evidence of small but significant improvements in growth of children under the age of five who have access to clean water and soap. Researchers identified 14 studies conducted in low and middle income countries (Bangladesh, Ethiopia,...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'