Mind, News & Analysis by Spectator Health reporter 7th December 2018 Share This Twitter Facebook Google+ Email Middle-aged men who drink orange juice daily may be lowering their chances of cognitive decline, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. The research involved almost 28,000 men whose diets were tracked for two decades, starting when they were 51 years old. Based on the results of cognition tests carried out every four years, the researchers also found that by their later 70s, men who had regularly eaten the most vegetables over the previous decades were 17 per cent less likely to have moderate cognitive problems and 34 per cent less likely to have ‘extensive’ cognitive issues. Only 6.9 of people who drank orange juice daily went on to have poor cognitive function. The figure is 8.4 per cent in men who drank orange juice less than once a month. The study’s lead author, Changzheng Yuan, said: ‘The protective … [Read more...] about Drinking orange juice daily ‘cuts dementia risk by almost 50 per cent’
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A SHOCKED mum has revealed her three-year-old daughter was left HUNGOVER after accidentally drinking vodka. The youngster drank a glass of 'juice' which was actually half J20 and half neat vodka at her nan's house after the older women pretended it was alcohol-free. The writer told how her mum-in-law - who she said "really loves her daughter" initially poured her a glass of the juice, mixed with lemonade - hence why she couldn't taste the booze - and "swore blind" it wasn't alcoholic, she revealed. So, assuming it was fine, the mum poured her daughter straight juice - without lemonade, only to later learn she had inadvertently fed her toddler daughter a potent cocktail. Her little girl wet herself twice that day and the next day was really ill. She explained in a Mumsnet post: "She [my mum-in-law] then chose to reveal that this 'juice' was made from 50% tropical J2O and 50% neat vodka." She continued: "The whole next day my daughter was down in the dumps, didn't eat, had a headache, … [Read more...] about Mum reveals her three-year-old-old daughter was left with a hangover – after her mother-in-law let her have orange juice spiked with VODKA
From the risks of a Hollywood-style smile to the damage caused by sparkling water: Everything you need to know about looking after your teeth BelfastTelegraph.co.uk We're really bad at looking after our teeth. In 2014, the Irish Dental Association found that 58% of people don't visit the dentist until they need emergency treatment. So what do you need to know about your teeth and why you should look after them? Dentist David Murnaghan has 12 fascinating and shocking facts about teeth. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/health/from-the-risks-of-a-hollywoodstyle-smile-to-the-damage-caused-by-sparkling-water-everything-you-need-to-know-about-looking-after-your-teeth-37422916.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/article37422915.ece/0a4f5/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-10-16_lif_44926702_I4.JPG Email We're really bad at looking after our teeth. In 2014, the Irish Dental Association found that 58% of people don't visit the dentist until they need emergency treatment. So … [Read more...] about From the risks of a Hollywood-style smile to the damage caused by sparkling water: Everything you need to know about looking after your teeth
Fazakerley residents complained they were unable to enjoy Sunday's hot weather - because of a "putrid" smell that forced them to keep windows shut and stay indoors. One woman said she even vomited because of an overwhelming stench of excrement around Cooplehouse Lane and Longmoor Lane. Other people in the area likened the smell to a sewer, while another woman said it smelled like someone had dumped manure in her back garden. Kirkby residents complained last year that they had been plagued by a vile odour, compared by some to “sour sick, farts and gone-off milk. A women who lives in Fazakerley, who asked not to be named, said: "It's a horrendous smell and it's been bad since yesterday and getting worse. "This morning I opened the door to let the dog in and vomited. "It's like an overwhelming smell of poo. I don't know if it was the sewers or from a sewage works. "It was bad by the Aldi and Shell garage and people were saying they could smell it in Norris Green and Kirkby. "The … [Read more...] about Why does Fazakerley smell so bad?
Dogs are pretty clever when it comes to communicating with us, whether that's by drooling when they see our dinner or wagging their tail, but why do they do this? Here are some of the possible explanations for the weirder traits of man's best friend... Why does my dog lick me? Wild dogs often lick each other's faces as an affectionate greeting, so they've carried this characteristic into their domestic lives. They might also simply enjoy the salty taste of human skin. And licking is said to release pleasurable endorphins which gives dogs a feeling of comfort. So next time your dog licks you, it probably means it is really happy! Why does my dog eat grass? A species thousands of years old, dogs are scavengers who will eat anything and everything. Though they love eating meat, they're not carnivores in the way cats are, which is why they often munch on grass. Thankfully, most experts believe it's nothing to worry about. Why does my dog smell? Dogs don't sweat … [Read more...] about Why do dogs eat grass, why does my dog howl and why do they lick you? – all your common pet questions answered