UK 'oral health crisis': 170 youngsters a day have teeth extracted as sugar blamed for epidemic

January 13, 2018 The Telegraph

Dental

Britain's tooth decay epidemic saw around 170 youngsters have teeth extracted in hospital every day last year, with sugar blamed for creating an "oral health crisis"....

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Emergency department program for older adults cuts hospitalizations by 33 percent

Insurance

Roughly one third of all older patients age 65 and older visiting emergency departments nationwide are admitted to the hospital. But an emergency department program focused on geriatric transitional care has reduced the risk of ...

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Sleep apnea hits diabetic patients

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is one of the common problems among people who suffer from diabetes and other metabolic diseases and researchers have found a strong link between them....

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Health experts support sugar tax as Coalition calls for 'personal responsibility'

Preventive Health

Peak health bodies and public health experts have supported calls from the Australian Medical Association to introduce a sugar tax, despite fierce opposition from food and drink industry representatives and politicians....

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Sleep Allows Younger People to Hit ‘Save Button’ on Memories

Sleep, Sleep Apnea

“To die, to sleep — to sleep, perchance to dream — ay, there’s the rub, for in this sleep of death what dreams may come.”...

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See How This Cuddly Robot And App Solve Sleep Deprivation At CES 2018

Sleep

More than one-third of Americans are sleep deprived. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared insufficient sleep a ‘public health problem’ in a 2016 report on sleep. A fatigued person increases the risk of an ...

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Poor oral health increases the risk of weakness in older men

January 05, 2018 The Health Site

Dental

Oral health is really important for over-all wellness, as a study has recently warned that tooth loss, gum disease, tooth decay and dry mouth is linked to increased risks of frailtyin older adults, especially men. According to ...

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13 weird ways parents get children to sleep

January 05, 2018 Sean Coughlan of BBC News

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

These days in early January are claimed as the darkest days for sleep deprivation....

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What you need to know about low testosterone

Sleep Apnea

It’s nearly impossible to watch a sporting event on TV or listen to an hour of sports radio without seeing or hearing an advertisement for testosterone replacement....

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3 gross reasons why you should finally stop biting your nails

January 04, 2018 Gianluca Russo of Insider

Dental

Bad habits are incredibly hard to break, and some are more difficult than others. Although difficult, whether you can't stop overspending or picking your nose, these habits must be broken. One of the most common issues is biting your ...

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