Losing your sense of smell? You may be at risk of Alzheimer’s disease

People who are unable to distinguish between different smells, such as lemons and petrol, may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a study warns. Damage to brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) occurs up to 20 years before symptoms start showing. Scientists now believe that simple odour identification tests may help track the […]

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GOP health-care struggles could put tax reform at risk

Senate Republicans’ struggle to pass a health care bill is jeopardizing another one of President Donald Trump’s top priorities: overhauling America’s tax system. A day after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., delayed a vote on a bill to scrap much of Democrat Barack Obama’s health law, questions lingered about whether congressional Republicans could pass big, complicated pieces of legislation. […]

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Load Up on Dietary Vitamin D to Lower Risk of Early Menopause

Blame it on one’s lifestyle or genes, but early menopause is becoming a common problem among many women across the globe. According to reports, early menopause affects about 10 per cent of women and is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and early cognitive decline. So how can it be prevented? Well, it […]

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