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Health and Wellness Headlines for June 13

‘Gut instinct’ may have been the GPS of human ancestors

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 13, 2018, 9:20 am.

A new study reveals that the nerve connecting the gut to the brain is key for remembering where food is…. Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Dementia can be caused by hypertension

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 13, 2018, 9:19 am.

A new study indicates that patients with high blood pressure are at a higher risk of developing dementia. This research also shows (for the … Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Childhood vaccination exemptions rise in parts of the US

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 12, 2018, 7:18 pm.

Non-medical exemptions from childhood vaccinations are rising in some areas of the United States, creating a risk of vaccine-preventable dis… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Dementia risk increased in 50-year-olds with blood pressure below hypertension threshold

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 12, 2018, 7:18 pm.

New findings from the long-running Whitehall II study of over 10,000 civil servants has found 50-year-olds who had blood pressure that was h… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 12, 2018, 7:18 pm.

Fewer than six and more than ten hours of sleep per day are associated with metabolic syndrome and its individual components, according to a… Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.


Smoking and diabetes linked to brain calcifications

Story from Top Health News — ScienceDaily. Originally posted on June 12, 2018, 5:52 pm.

People who smoke or have diabetes may be at increased risk of calcifications in a region of the brain crucial to memory, according to a new … Read the full story on Top Health News — ScienceDaily.

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