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Extra Weight Reduces Dementia Risk
In a large study, British researchers are surprised to find that excess weight inversely correlates with Dementia.

That is if you don't die from diseases that excess weight is a marker for before the onset of Dementia. Diseases such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Stroke, Cardiovascular, Cancers, etc.

What is it that weight may be a marker for that is protective against Dementia? Fat? Cholesterol? Can we isolate and increase those factors without the obesity? Will eating Low Carb High Fat help?

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-32233571
Being overweight cuts the risk of dementia, while underweight people face the highest risk, according to a study involving nearly two million Britons.
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Thank you for the great wealth of knowledge you've been sharing with us, stuff one is not likely to find anywhere else.
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Breastfeeding Linked To Higher IQ
A few decades ago, the Fat-Phobia industry tried to offer us a more 'Healthy, Low Fat' breast milk alternative. Nature's offer is just fine, indeed, PERFECT!.

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-31925449
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Breastfeeding is the Best! Nothing could be better for a baby than their mothers own nutrient rich milk. 
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Higher Testosterone could prevent heart and diabetes deaths
A research team at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting reports that boosting men's testosterone could prevent heart and diabetes deaths.
Except that we need cholesterol to produce more testosterone, are they going to say the obvious? Not to aggressively lower our cholesterol?

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-31869054
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Segregation In Alabama Private Schools
A sad commentary on a community that cannot leave an unfortunate past behind and embrace progress and the world. It's 2015!

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31721794
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A Doctor ditches statins for Low Sugar High Fat and see remarkable improvement in health markers.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/10717431/Why-Ive-ditched-statins-for-good.html
 
Vascular Surgeon: Why I’ve Ditched Statins for Good

Popular doctors in the UK who go against the mainstream medical system have found willing publishers in the mainstream media in recent days, to publish the other side of the “statin wonder drug” hype.
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Top 9 Smartphone Use In Africa, No Phone Calls
A Survey on smartphone usage in 5 African countries.
Nokia falling, Samsung rising and BlackBerry holding it's own.
Data usage increasing, not much about voice.
http://citifmonline.com/2015/04/08/study-reveals-ghana-mobile-phone-usage-stats/#sthash.00CVbtDy.dpbs
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Very good observation. The internet cashcow is a dream here for the telecom operators.
Most of them, either in Senegal, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire or Nigeria, are linked to the politicians in place.
This is why I am a bit dubious on the Google Loon or Facebook drones initiative. Remember they clearly said they won't provide the 'last mile'. This will be under the responsibility of local operator.
Now, you get me, I think ? Google/Fb providing cheap or free high bandwidth services and the local operator still charging us. I had a boss who said once a Birmingham proverb 'Once shafted, don't move, it makes it more painful'
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A Footballer And A Lawyer
Having the best of both worlds. Sports and Education.
http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/32051022
England and Chelsea forward Eniola Aluko will be writing a regular column for the BBC Sport website throughout the season.
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High Levels of Vitamin D May Be Harmful
This study suggests that Vitamin D levels of 100 nmol/litre and higher may increase mortality. This value is lower than what has been found to be beneficial for: avoiding a lot of cancers, breast feeding mothers, etc. Let's hope more data/research will shed light on the issue.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150310105222.htm
The level of vitamin D in our blood should neither be too high nor to low. Scientists have now shown that there is a connection between high levels of vitamin D and cardiovascular deaths.
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Food Quality: Reducing The Antibiotics In Food
Despite the Anti-Organic efforts, it looks like businesses are beginning to take note and are tidying up the food chain. They have no option if people vote with their wallets.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31743764
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Excellent Video On Sony's Low Noise Audiophile SDXC Memory Card

Sounds more like a scam to me. Selling ice to Icelanders for 5 times the price of what you will have to pay for it in the Sahara Desert.
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'Action On Sugar' Say High Sugar Drinks Should Not Be Sold To Children
'Action On Sugar' is worried that drinks advertised to children as healthy and performance enhancing is setting them up for obesity and diabetes later in life. Some of the drinks had some much as 20 teaspoons of sugar per 500ml, over three times the FAO recommended daily added sugar intake for adults.

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/feb/26/call-for-ban-on-selling-addictive-energy-drinks-to-children
Action on Sugar research finds that some drinks contain up to 20 teaspoons of sugar – more than three times the maximum an adult should consume in a day
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