27Sep, 2018

9 Reasons You Have a Metallic Taste in Your Mouth

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Metal mouth could be linked to what you eat, but it could also have to do with any of these other health issues or conditions. You’re taking certain medications The most common cause of a metallic taste in the mouth is medications. Antibiotics, antihistamines, over-the-counter supplements, and blood pressure medications are all known for causing this taste side effect, according to Medical News Today. Lisa Lewis, MD, a pediatrician in Fort Worth, Texas, says that when bodies ingest and absorb medication, the substances are released and excreted in the saliva. […]
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4Sep, 2018

Goats Might Prefer A Smile To A Frown, Study Says

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As the editor of a blog called Goats and Soda (see this story for the explanation behind the name), I’m always interested in the latest goat research. So I was definitely hooked by a press release that declared, “Goats prefer happy people.” Alan McElligott, an associate professor in animal behavior at the University of Roehampton in London, led the study. He wanted to see whether animals besides dogs and horses can respond to human facial expression. So McElligott designed an experiment to see what would happen if goats were shown […]
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