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2014-10-16 23:01:39

Prediagnosis diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published October 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The influence of diet, a modifiable lifestyle factor and potential prognostic factor, on survival after an ovarian cancer diagnosis is unclear. To evaluate diet quality and the overall influence of diet on ovarian cancer survival,...

Resveratrol Key To Possible Combination Acne Therapy
2014-10-01 03:48:22

Rachel Champeau, University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Got grapes? UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant derived from grapes and found in wine, works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne. The team also found that combining resveratrol with a common acne medication, benzoyl peroxide, may enhance the drug's ability to kill the bacteria and could translate into new treatments. Published in the current online edition of the...

alcohol smiles
2014-10-01 05:32:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social drinking has long been seen as acceptable behavior in most societies, but often the foundation for problem drinking habits is laid in these social settings. In a new study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, researchers from University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oslo in Norway wanted to see if alcohol provides social rewards that might then encourage future drinking. The researchers found that...

2014-09-30 08:33:35

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While drinking too much alcohol is known to cause vision impairment, studies have shown that drinking red wine can have a positive effect on one's vision by helping to prevent eyesight from deteriorating. Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that resveratrol, a common substance typically found in high levels in grape skins (and therefore red wine), can stop the growth of harmful blood vessels and protect the...

drinking after exercise
2014-09-25 03:00:13

Erin White, Northwestern University People of all ages more likely to indulge in alcohol on days when they’re more active A new Northwestern Medicine® study finds that on days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use. “Monday through Wednesday people batten down the hatches and they cut back on...

heart attack
2014-09-24 03:00:37

Rachel Cagan, American College of Cardiology Four out of five heart attacks may be prevented with healthy behaviors Following a healthy lifestyle, including maintaining a healthy weight and diet, exercise, not smoking and moderating alcohol intake, could prevent four out of five coronary events in men, according to a new study publishing Sept. 22 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. While mortality from heart disease has declined in recent decades, with much of the...

wine nanoscience
2014-09-19 12:25:15

Anne-Mette Siem, Aarhus University One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavors in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine. The sensor measures how you experience the sensation of dryness in the wine. When wine growers turn their grapes into wine, they need to control a number of processes to bring out the desired flavor in the product that ends up in the...

superfoods
2014-09-13 06:34:13

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next generation of superfoods that can help combat diabetes and cardiovascular disease could be centered around a protein that helps maintain the health and vitality of human cells, according to new research published by the journal Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. According to Cancer Research UK, quite often the term superfood is used as “a marketing tool” to “describe foods with apparently special health-related...

2014-09-09 08:25:34

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. topped France as the world's largest wine market last year as Americans continue to develop a greater appreciation for the libation. According to the Beverage Information and Insights Group's 2014 Wine Handbook, the wine category increased 1.9% to 325.4 million 9-liter cases last year. Production and consumption levels are also at an all-time high. Relaxed restrictions on direct winery shipments contributed to the wine...

2014-09-04 12:27:59

WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new two-minute medical video encouraging healthcare professionals to talk with patients who drink alcohol about the importance of moderation will begin airing this month in thousands of physicians' offices, acute care hospitals and military facilities across the country, according to David Holden, Senior Producer for Mission Critical Health. The news report, hosted by American Medical Women's Association President Dr....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.