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Possible Link Between Alcohol Consumption And Breast Cancer
2012-04-24 06:04:35

A research group from the Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Fragoso presented new study findings at the Experimental Biology 2012 conference in San Diego that described a connection between drinking alcohol and being diagnosed with breast cancer.

2011-08-17 00:00:30

Nutri-Med Logic Corp. states that nutritional benefits of soy, for the liver health improvement, in the cases of alcohol-induced accumulation of fat in the liver, arises from the Poly-enyl-phosphatidylcholine (PPC) portion of the soy and not the soy protein per se.

2009-10-27 09:13:29

Alcohol abuse is a leading cause of liver cirrhosis in Mexico. Given that genetics likely play a role in high rates of alcoholic liver disease, researchers analyzed the polymorphisms of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH1B), aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2) and cytochrome P4502E1 (CYP2E1) in two groups in Mexico: the Mestizos, those with mixed genes, and the Huichols, an indigenous group with no racial admixture.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.