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Study Finds Soda Consumption Increases Overall Stroke Risk
2012-04-20 09:13:30

Research is the first to examine soda and stroke risk Researchers from Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute and Harvard University have found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and low-calorie sodas is associated with a higher risk of stroke. Conversely, consumption of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee was associated with a lower risk. The study — recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition — is the first to examine soda's effect on stroke...

2012-03-22 13:43:48

Pregnant women with preeclampsia lack key enzyme Researchers have identified an enzyme linked to pregnancy-induced hypertension — also known as pre-eclampsia — a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid retention. The findings could be used to better screen for — and treat — this condition. Pregnancy-induced hypertension, which occurs in approximately 10 percent of pregnancies, is a major cause of maternal and fetal...

March Madness Means Basketball, Pizza, and...Vasectomies?
2012-03-17 04:24:08

The promotion promises guys a free pizza and a guilt-free way to watch the NCAA "March Madness" basketball tournament, with their wives' blessings. The only thing they have to do to take advantage of the offer? Get a vasectomy. According to Jessica Pilot of the New York Daily News, the special offer comes courtesy of a Cape Cod, Massachusetts urology clinic, which is encouraging men to undergo the sterilization operation during a time where they can spend the two-to-seven days of required...

2012-02-14 08:00:00

Advanced brain tumor treatment is now available and offers a minimally-invasive surgical option to traditional brain radiation and chemotherapy Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Cleveland Clinic´s Rose Ella Burkhardt Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center announces the availability of AutoLITT advanced laser technology treatment for brain tumors. AutoLITT now offers patients with previously inoperable brain tumors, such as glioblastomas, a minimally invasive surgical treatment...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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