Saturday, July 18, 2009

Health Matters Blog: Fish Oils Reduce Risk of Dementia, Aloe Vera gel toothpaste, MRSA

Large study - Eating fish reduces dementia risk

A large recent study shows that regular fish consumption can reduce our risk of dementia, a condition that affects 24 million people worldwide. The benefits of fish oil have been widely studied. The new study is the first to explore dementia and dietary fish intake in low to middle income countries. Read more

Study shows Aloe Vera soothes pain and fights cavities

A new study shows that aloe vera gel in tooth gel can soothe pain and fight cavities. The findings, published in the May/June 2009 issue of General Dentistry, show that aloe vera tooth gel was as effective, and even outperformed some other commercial toothpaste when it comes to controlling mouth bacteria. Read more

How to avoid MRSA at the gym

MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus) has not gone away, and may even be here to stay. We have all been warned of the risks, and should continue to remain vigilant about spreading infection. MRSA might be hiding in your gym where you spend some quality time in search of healthy workout. Read more