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Medical News Today: What to know about dry mouth at night

Medical News Today: What to know about dry mouth at night

The following are some potential causes of dry mouth at night.Natural variation in saliva productionAccording to an article in the journal Compendium, a person’s salivary glands typically produce less saliva at night. As a result, some people may notice that their mouths feel drier in the evening.Treatment:A doctor may prescribe special mouthwashes that can moisten…

Medical News Today: Eye exercises: Some tips and techniques

Medical News Today: Eye exercises: Some tips and techniques

Many people believe that eye exercises can help improve vision or treat eye conditions.Although there is limited evidence to suggest that eye exercises can actually enhance vision, eye exercises can help with eye strain, certain eye conditions, and overall well-being.Eye exercises can be particularly helpful for people who experience digital eye strain, which is related…

Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading

Medical News Today: Online information about probiotics often misleading

As probiotics grow in popularity, a recent study investigates the reliability of online information. They find that the majority of “top” websites provide information that lacks scientific evidence.Probiotics are popular, but do they cut the mustard?For more research-backed information about the microbiome and how it affects your health, please visit our dedicated hub.As scientists have…

Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.”Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition, socioeconomic…