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Speaking More Than Two Languages Has a Protective Effect on Memory

According a study, individuals that speak more than 2 languages could lower their risk of developing memory problems. It seems speaking more than 2 languages provides a protective effect on memory in elderly people who practice foreign languages throughout their life time or during the time of the research.[1] The study included 230 individuals having… Read More »

Vitiligo: More than skin deep

Vitiligo (pronounced vit-uh-LIE-go) is a medical condition in which patches of skin lose their color. This occurs when melanocytes, the cells responsible for making skin pigment, are destroyed. Vitiligo can affect any part of the body, and it can occur in people of any age, ethnicity, or sex. Affecting approximately 1% of the population, vitiligo… Read More »

Strokes affecting more younger women

The number of Australian women experiencing cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, strokes and death is declining but more younger women are being hospitalised with the condition. An estimated 510,000 Australian women had CVD in 2017-18 and the condition accounted for almost one third of all deaths among women, according to the report Cardiovascular Disease in… Read More »