Study suggests sleeping drugs can increase risk of Alzheimer’s

The study adds to existing evidence linking anticholinergic drugs to an increased risk of dementia.  Over-the-counter sleeping aids and hayfever treatments can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a study has found. The sleeping medication Nytol and anti-allergy pills Benadryl and Piriton all belong to a class of drug highlighted in a warning from researchers. … Read more

Surprising Benefits Of Dragon Fruit You Never Knew

With its distinct skin and sweet flavor, it’s hard to pass up this exotic fruit. Not only its fun to eat, but dragon fruit is also rich in nutrients that may protect you from cancer, making it an anti-cancer food. Its exotic look may scare you away, but its sweet and juicy taste will keep … Read more

What The World Eats – Amazing Differences

These images are from the book ‘Hungry Planet: What the World Eats’ by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluision. It’s an inspired idea, to better understand the human diet, explore what culturally diverse families eat for a week. Their portraits feature pictures of each family with a week’s worth of food purchases. We soon learn that … Read more

Home Remedies For Cataracts

Cataracts are cloudy areas in the lens inside the eye – which is normally clear. Cataracts can develop in one or both eyes. As cataracts develop very slowly most people do not know they have them at first. However, the clouding progresses and vision will gradually get worse. Cataract causes minor or major changes in your vision such … Read more

People Who Eat A Moderate Amount Of Chocolate Daily, Have A Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

“People who eat a moderate amount of chocolate daily, have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease,” said lead researcher Dr. Phyo Myint, adding that “Chocolate, if consumed in moderate quantities, doesn’t have any adverse health effects.” 25 000 people participated in the research. The scientists researched their habits for 12 years. During this period, 14% … Read more

Surprising Facts About Obesity In USA

Eric Schlosser in his book “Fast Food Nation” states that the annual health care costs in the United States stemming from obesity approaches $240 billion. Overwaight and obesity represent the highest risk for serious diseases and among them are type 2 diabetes,cardiovascular disease, hypertension and stroke, and certain forms of cancer. The consequences range from increased risk of premature death, to serious … Read more