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from Washington Post

Disease and sleep: Recent studies find new links

Chronic sleep deprivation makes adults susceptible to degenerating brain diseases. Shortage of sleep has been linked to health problems as different as diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Recent studies have found some interesting connections between illness and what is happening in our brains as we snooze.

from Mail Online

Garlic slows ageing and protects the brain from disease, study reveals

Missouri researchers say a nutrient in garlic offers the brain protection against ageing and disease - and could even prevent use from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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from SheKnows

Menstruation mixups

Some people believe some crazy things about women and their periods. Here are ten of the most common period myths we’re debunking.