When It Comes to Health & Wellness, What Do Women Want?

Well, for starters, they’d rather get enough sleep than have enough sex – at least according to a recent survey by Cooking Light magazine. Top health and wellness activities for women: 1. Getting enough sleep 2. Keeping stress level low 3. Finding time to relax 4. Eating healthfully 5. Drinking the recommended amount of water …

Gum Disease Ups Stroke Risk in Men, and Other News of Note

History of Periodontitis Linked to Cerebrovascular Disease in Men (Medical News Today) The potential role of periodontitis, an inflammatory disease of the gums, in the risk of cardiovascular disease, particularly ischemic stroke, has received growing attention during the last decade. A new study is the first prospective cohort study to use clinical measures of periodontitis …

Quick Links: Memory, Sleep, Vitamin D, Women’s Oral Health Needs & More on the Dental/Systemic Health Link

World-First Trial Proves Exercise Helps Memory (PhysOrg) WACHA director Professor Leon Flicker said people over the age of 50 could pro-actively prevent memory deterioration by joining in simple and easy exercises each day. “What our trial tells us is that older people who take up some form of aerobic exercise for as little as 20 …