Why Drinking Water All Day Long Is Not the Best Way to Stay Hydrated

Why Drinking Water All Day Long Is Not the Best Way to Stay Hydrated

Hydration is something every human body needs whether you’re young or old. Most of us were taught that only drinking water was the true thirst-quencher for staying hydrated. Not just a little, but lots of it between meals was the lesson. Today, scientific research has proven otherwise. It will always be the most natural refreshment […]

A Man’s Dentures Were Stuck in His Throat for More Than a Week

A Man's Dentures Were Stuck in His Throat for More Than a Week

It’s the kind of frightening story that puts a lump in your throat just reading it. There is definitely good sense about not wearing dentures during any surgery. The scenario proved to be true for an elderly patient when his teeth somehow got stuck in his throat. The U.K. resident complained to his physician post-surgery […]

Finding Alzheimer’s: A Potential Breakthrough

Finding Alzheimer's: A Potential Breakthrough

Dementia is a serious problem in the elderly population; an estimated fourteen percent of people older than 70 have some form of dementia and this number increases to almost 40% of those over age 90. Although most people immediately think of Alzheimer disease when they hear the word “dementia”, there are actually many different causes […]