Brush your teeth and avoid dementia

Your mother taught you to brush your teeth so you would not get fillings. Turns out, her advice will also keep your brain healthy as you get older. People with inflammed gums (periodontitis is the technical word) are more likely to get Alzheimer's disease. People with poor oral hygeine have the wrong bugs in their [...]

By | 2018-07-15T05:48:17+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

So who will be frail when they are old?

Some people will get frail when they are old, and some people won't. Researchers at University Colledge London followed 6233  people from middle age (45 to 55) until they became elderly, to see who turned out to be robust in old age, and who turned out not to be. Their results have just been published in [...]

By | 2018-07-01T04:24:22+00:00 July 1st, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments