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‘Healthy’ vegetable oil could increase plaque build-ups in brain
‘Healthy’ vegetable oil could increase plaque build-ups in brain

‘Healthy’ vegetable oil could increase plaque build-ups in brain

A vegetable oil that is marketed as being less expensive and healthier than some other cooking oils could lead to a build-up of plaques in the brain associated with dementia. In a new study, canola oil was also found to…

Could better dental care halt Alzheimer’s? Study finds gum disease ‘raises dementia risk by up to 70%’
Could better dental care halt Alzheimer’s? Study finds gum disease ‘raises dementia risk by up to 70%’

Could better dental care halt Alzheimer’s? Study finds gum disease ‘raises dementia risk by up to 70%’

People who suffer with gum disease could be more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s, new research has found. A study of 28,000 people found that those who brush their teeth more are less likely to develop dementia. Taiwanese scientists behind…