Dementia care: Lack of sleep speeds up Alzheimer’s disease – so how much should you get?

DEMENTIA is an umbrella term for a range of progressive diseases that affect the brain. There’s currently no cure, but research is looking into what causes the condition. A lack of sleep can accelerate brain damage caused by Alzheimer’s, a new study has warned.

The CDC issued a warning about not eating raw cookie dough and people don’t care at all

P-fotography/Shutterstock The CDC would like to remind everyone that it’s not necessarily safe to eat cookie dough.  Flour and raw eggs can contain bacteria and salmonella, which pose health risks. But people do not care at all. Really. It’s December, so that means time to get baking for the inevitable holiday parties that you don’t really […]

Australia doesn’t care to break its coal habit in the face of climate change

Enlarge / Coking coal. (credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Earlier this week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a dire warning about climate change: unless governments of the world coordinate to implement multiple long-term changes, we risk overshooting the 2°C warming scenario that countries strived to target in the Paris Agreement. This would lead […]