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Latest Alcohol and cardiovascular disease Stories

2012-11-20 15:50:13

The purpose of this paper was to examine whether drinkers who consume lower-risk amounts on more frequent occasions have favorable risk factor profiles compared with those who drink more per occasion but less frequently.

2012-07-17 15:20:57

A follow-up study of more than 34,000 women in Sweden has shown that moderate drinkers, in comparison with abstainers, were at significantly lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an often serious and disabling type of arthritis.

Two Glasses Of Wine A Day Makes You Happy
2012-06-26 05:29:55

Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine found that those who drink in moderation have a better overall score of quality of life than those who do not drink alcohol at all.

2012-06-06 21:34:45

Scientists from Australia and Oxford University have carried out a complex analysis in an attempt to determine the "optimal" level of alcohol consumption that is associated with the lowest rates of chronic disease in the UK.

2012-04-20 12:35:33

Alcohol use in Bollywood movies is directly influencing the drinking habits of India's adolescents.

2012-03-19 04:22:02

In a study that included a nationally representative sample of nearly 45,000 adults, participants who met more of seven recommended cardiovascular health behaviors or factors (such as not smoking, having normal cholesterol levels, eating a healthy diet), had a lower risk of death compared to participants who met fewer factors, although only a low percentage of adults met all seven factors.

Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle Keeps Cardiovascular Risk Low
2012-03-05 12:06:57

Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have found that those who maintain a healthy lifestyle from young adulthood into their 40s keep a low cardiovascular disease risk in middle age.

2012-02-03 12:15:38

Most studies have found that binge drinking is associated with a loss of alcohol's protective effect against ischemic heart disease (IHD) and most studies have found an increase of coronary risk among binge drinkers.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.