Tag Archives: Disease

How to Manage Your Gum Disease

Those who have experienced it will tell you that suffering from gum disease may be among the worst experiences of your life. You will simply not be at your best until you have the problem treated. Also, known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, gum diseases is an infection of your gums that is brought about… Read More »

McGill study identifies new role of major genetic risk factor in Alzheimer’s disease

For years, physicians have been aware that patients carrying the apolipoprotein ꜫ4 (APOE ꜫ4) gene are at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. New research from McGill University has now found the gene plays an even greater role in dementia. In a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Neurology, Dr. Pedro… Read More »

The dangers of an ultra-clean lifestyle: Coeliac disease, asthma, and obesity may be on the rise

In New York there are even some apartments where the windows can’t be opened at all. We move from air-conditioned cars to air-conditioned offices and sanitise our skin with hand gels. Our built environment is also a highly artificial one. We overuse plastic and other synthetic materials and exclude natural elements from our surroundings. But… Read More »