Let’s have a soup night this week

I love soup nights! They don’t come very often these days. There was a time when once a week we used to have soup night at home and then slowly we reverted back to the heavy dinners. Yesterday my neighbour was not feeling well. We have some kind of a virus going around and quite a few of us have been down with cold, cough and fever. So I thought of making some soup for her and decided to make it a soup night for us as well. I have…

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Poor Night Sleep May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk: How To Get Better Sleep According To Scientists

Long periods of poor sleep can boost levels of proteins linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers of a new study have revealed. Sleep And Alzheimer’s Disease In the study published in the journal Brain, Yo-El Ju, from the Washington University in St. Louis, and colleagues found evidence suggesting that quality sleep is crucial for helping the body clear away amyloid and tau. The compounds are believed to cause Alzheimer’s disease. Chronic deprivation of quality sleep over long periods can raise the likelihood of amyloid and tau building up and…

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Exposure to Light May Help Prevent Malaria Mosquitoes to Bite at Night

Mosquito borne diseases have been a cause of concern, particularly in the recent years with malaria and dengue cases increasing alarmingly. While there are different safety measures that you can adopt to protect yourself from mosquito bites, it is a challenge because you need to be on constant alert. A surprising fact is that the mosquitoes are also adapting to the preventive measures we take, changing pattern. Insecticide-treated bed nets and walls do help prevent bites, but not all the time. Adults and children are vulnerable in the early evening…

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