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2008-12-19 22:40:08

Drinking low to moderate amounts of alcohol may delay cognitive decline in older women, a University of Glasgow researcher said. The study of nearly 6,000 people ages 70-82 in Ireland, the Netherlands and Scotland found drinking low to moderate amounts of alcohol may delay cognitive decline in older women.

2008-12-18 12:00:00

It's been known for years that smoking is responsible for an increased risk of lung cancer, and now researchers have discovered it’s also responsible for an increased risk of colorectal cancer.

2008-12-17 12:44:43

Smoking is significantly associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer and death, a meta-analysis of studies by Italian researchers found.

2008-12-03 11:26:15

Women who drink more than two alcoholic drinks a day are associated with a higher risk of irregular heart beat, U.S. and Swiss researchers said. Dr.

2008-11-19 21:00:53

About 80 percent of all cancers are diagnosed in the elderly, and more than 80 percent of known risk factors are potentially preventable, U.S. researchers say.

2008-11-18 10:31:25

Regular physical activity can lower a woman's overall risk of cancer but only if she gets a good night's sleep, U.S. researchers said.

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2008-11-17 14:02:51

Dutch researchers reported on Monday that smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol may add to a person’s risk of throat and stomach cancers.

2008-11-06 18:00:21

To reduce breast cancer risk, women should focus on healthy eating, moderate alcohol use and maintaining a healthy body weight, U.S. researchers said. Dr.

2008-10-09 00:00:39

Women require less tobacco exposure than men to have a significantly higher risk of colorectal cancer, U.S. researchers say. In addition, Dr. Joseph C. Anderson of the University of Connecticut in Farmington and Dr. Zvi A.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.