My Dog’s Breath Smells — Why?

You might not want to do that.” I looked up as I felt a gentle hand pull me away. “I don’t really recommend kissing Buttons. Her breath is kind of … let’s just say she could use a breath mint.” If you’ve ever thought (or said aloud), “My dog’s breath smells — why?” you’re not […]

The NHS Long Term Plan: 10 key public health points

The NHS Long Term Plan (LTP) aims to relieve pressure on services and ensure sustainability for future years. There are a multitude of aims and initiatives within the 136 page document; this blog gives a brief overview of the key public health priorities. Prevention Each element of the LTP has prevention at its heart, emphasising an […]

A hormone released during exercise, Irisin, may protect the brain against Alzheimer’s disease, and explain the positive effects of exercise on mental performance. In mice, learning and memory deficits were reversed by restoring the hormone. People at risk could one day be given drugs to target it. : Health

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the first, third and fifth paragraphs of the linked academic press release here: A hormone released during exercise may protect the brain against Alzheimer’s disease. It may also explain the known positive effects of exercise on mental performance. In tests with mice, the team […]

Taliban call off peace talks with U.S. officials

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – The Taliban said on Tuesday they had canceled planned peace talks with U.S. officials in Qatar this week over an agenda disagreement. “Both sides have agreed to not meet in Qatar,” senior Taliban members based in Afghanistan told Reuters. Talks had been planned for two days starting Wednesday in Qatar, senior […]

Easy Avocado Brownies {GF + DF}

My favourite brownies ever. These melt-in-your-mouth  fudgy avocado brownies are totally butter-free, gluten-free and dairy-free and taste just as good as regular brownies, if not even better! You can’t help but fall in love with these avocado brownies! Rich and moist, they are also totally good for you. Packed with nutritious ingredients, these fudgy avocado brownies contain […]