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Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to Alzheimer's

In a new study, researchers have found that a bacterium largely responsible for gum disease also contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A bacterium involved in gum disease boosts Alzheimer’s toxicity. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 8.52 percent of adults between 20 and 64 years of age… Read More »

Medical News Today: Drinking soda after exercise could damage kidneys

Downing a cool soft drink after a hot workout can feel refreshing. However, according to the latest research, it may cause further dehydration and interfere with kidney function. A new study looks at soda’s impact on the kidneys. Caffeinated soft drinks that are high in fructose are hugely popular worldwide. They need no introduction. The… Read More »

Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »