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Medical News Today: Study links severe gum disease to raised dementia risk

Could taking good care of gums and teeth also help to protect the brain? A recent study has added to growing evidence of a link between severe gum disease, or periodontitis, and a raised risk of dementia. New research suggests that keeping your gums healthy may prevent dementia. Using data from an extensive national health… Read More »

Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ compliance… Read More »

Cut red meat and save the planet: study

Aussies are the world’s number one consumers of meat, but scientists warn our love affair with beef is killing us, and the planet. An international team of experts has put lower meat consumption at the heart of a “planetary health diet” to stave off catastrophic damage to the environment. The findings from the EAT-Lancet Commission warn the… Read More »