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Teens unharmed by screen time: study

Using smartphones and other screens has little impact on the wellbeing of teenagers even before they go to sleep, according to a study. Using data from more than 17,000 teenagers, Oxford University researchers said they found little evidence to support fears that screen time could damage young people’s mental health. “Implementing best practice statistical and… Read More »

Study reveals key details about bacterium that increases risk for stomach cancer

Wayne Lewis More than half of the people in the world host colonies of a bacterium called Helicobacter pylori in their stomachs. Although it’s harmless to many, H. pylori can cause stomach cancer as well as ulcers and other gastric conditions. Doctors tend to prescribe multiple antibiotics to defeat the microbe, but that strategy can… Read More »

Medical News Today: Study links severe gum disease to raised dementia risk

Could taking good care of gums and teeth also help to protect the brain? A recent study has added to growing evidence of a link between severe gum disease, or periodontitis, and a raised risk of dementia. New research suggests that keeping your gums healthy may prevent dementia. Using data from an extensive national health… Read More »