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As it’s revealed a third of us don’t cleanse before bed, our experiment exposes what sleeping in your make-up does to your skin | Mail Online

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
As it’s revealed a third of us don’t cleanse before bed, our experiment exposes what sleeping in your make-up does to your skin | Mail Online

  By Anna Pursglove Do you always take off your make-up before bed? Every night? Even after a glass of wine too many? Or when you’ve fallen asleep on the sofa? Or you simply couldn’t muster the energy? You’re not alone. In a recent survey, a third of women questioned confessed to sleeping with their […]

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Sleep Deprivation Linked To Skin Aging

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Sleep Deprivation Linked To Skin Aging

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Physician-Scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center found in a recent study that poor sleepers have increased signs of skin aging and recover more slowly when their skin is stressed. Among the stressors tested were disruptions of the skin barrier and ultraviolet radiation. The study, commissioned […]

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Blood pressure drugs may boost brainpower: Side effect of medicines slows dementia patients’ mental decline

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Blood pressure drugs may boost brainpower: Side effect of medicines slows dementia patients’ mental decline

By Jenny Hope Smart pills? Lisinopril is part of a family of blood pressure drugs called ACE inhibitors which could boost patients’ ain power, research suggests Doctors have long recognised that taking blood pressure drugs may slow the onset of Alzheimer’s. Now researchers have uncovered the first evidence that the drugs, called ACE inhibitors, may […]

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Multivitamin studies have found some supplements could do more harm than good

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Multivitamin studies have found some supplements could do more harm than good

By David Derbyshire Are supplements a quick health fix or can vitamins actually be bad for you? Vitamin pills are big business – from chewable ones for children and tablets especially tailored for women going through the menopause to essential oils for dodgy joints and high-dose vitamin C to pep up your immune system, there’s […]

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Mistaken Identity—Prion Disease or Alzheimer’s on Fast Forward?

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mistaken Identity—Prion Disease or Alzheimer’s on Fast Forward?

Though considered a strange beast in the grand scheme of brain disorders, could rapidly progressing dementia be more common than scientists think? Because Alzheimer’s is a famously slow disease, people whose cognition deteriorates steeply are often referred to prion centers. Surprisingly, researchers are finding that many of them do not have Creutzfeldt-Jakob (CJD) or another […]

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Foods That Clean Your Facial Skin

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
Foods That Clean Your Facial Skin

Postedby Marie Jean in Nutrition Everyone wants clean, healthy, and great looking skin. Although moisturizers are great, as are certain facial products you can use at home, and different makeup products you can purchase, there are also several foods that will help clear your skin, and give you that young, glowing look you are in […]

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Mental decline at age 90 is less than a decade ago

| July 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mental decline at age 90 is less than a decade ago

Getting very old does not necessarily come with the absolute decline in mental and physical functioning that is commonly expected, more research shows. People who reach their 90s today show improved mental performance compared to people in the same age group born a decade earlier, a new study shows.(Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) Getting very […]

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Tests for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tests for Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

  The studies, presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Paris, are part of a widespread search for ways to detect Alzheimer’s before memory problems begin, when drugs and treatments have a better chance of making a difference. “I don’t think we can wait until people develop Alzheimer’s disease or mild Alzheimer’s. I think […]

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Could This Pill Give You All The Benefits Of Exercising Without The Grunt Work?

| July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Could This Pill Give You All The Benefits Of Exercising Without The Grunt Work?

It’s the sort of news that will have government health officials slapping their palms to their foreheads, but two newly published studies are looking into the possibility that we might be able to get all the health benefits of exercise in a pill. A new study shows that a certain compound can affect the levels […]

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Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff-Time to Start Downsizing

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Your Kids Don’t Want Your Stuff-Time to Start Downsizing

  As an occupational therapist providing treatment in the home, I am constantly interacting with people who are facing the daunting task of downsizing. Most are baby boomers or seniors who are either preparing to move to a smaller home (private, assisted living, in with the kids) or want to stay right where they are but […]

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