Latest Health effects of wine Stories

Binge Drinking Has Large Economic Burdens
2013-08-14 05:08:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that excessive alcohol use causes large economic burdens to states and the District of Columbia. In 2006, the cost to states was a median of $2.9 billion, ranging from $420 million in North Dakota to $32 billion in California. The researchers estimated that every drink consumed cost $1.91 per state. The results of the study will be published in an upcoming...

2013-08-13 23:25:03

Pterostilbene, a key ingredient in the soon-to-be-released Pure Prodigy, has been shown to be a powerful neuromodulator in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 For years, the numerous health benefits of resveratrol have earned widespread attention, but recent data indicates that when it comes to fighting age-related cognitive decline and treating conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, there’s a supplement more powerful than even resveratrol....

2013-08-12 09:48:25

-Much more is known about racial differences in rates of alcohol use than types of alcohol consumed. -A new study of racial differences in types of alcohol beverages consumed during adolescence has found that, in general, black and while girls report significantly different risk profiles. -However, common predictors of heavier drinking profiles for both black and white girls include perceived ease in accessing alcohol, witnessing neighborhood drug dealing, and perceived peer alcohol use....

2013-08-12 09:47:10

-The term "telescoping" refers to a more rapid progression of alcohol-related diseases in women. -A new study looks at gender differences among individuals seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. -While certain aspects of the findings confirm telescoping in women, others do not. Epidemiological studies have revealed that historical differences between men and women in substance use – such as lifetime dependence rates, and quantities of alcohol consumed – have narrowed in...

Soil Can Provide Clues Into Last Day Before Death
2013-08-10 05:06:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have developed a new method that can be used to provide a detailed look at the last day of a person’s life, according a study appearing in the journal Heritage Science. Chemist Kaare Lund Rasmussen and his colleagues used their method to study the remains of a 10-13 year old child who had been buried in the medieval Danish town of Ribe approximately 800 years ago. They were...

2013-07-27 23:01:31

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study revealing strawberries to reverse and reduce risk of esophageal cancer. New York, NY; Washington, DC; Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 -- Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a new study revealing strawberries to reverse and reduce risk of esophageal...

Coffee Reduces Suicide Risk
2013-07-26 12:38:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The health benefits of coffee have long been heralded as studies have found that the magical little brown bean can work to prevent strokes, heart disease and more. If anyone needed any more of a reason to pour a cup of java, the Harvard School of Public Health has released a new study which found that men and women who drink several cups of coffee a day are 50 percent less likely to commit suicide. Decaffeinated coffee may not be...

2013-07-19 14:40:18

As a class, people who don't drink at all have a higher mortality risk than light drinkers. But nondrinkers are a diverse bunch, and the reasons people have for abstaining affects their individual mortality risk, in some cases lowering it on par with the risk for light drinkers, according to a University of Colorado study. Multiple studies have shown that the likelihood of dying for people who drink increases as they consume more alcohol. Those same studies have shown that a person's...

2013-07-19 12:00:41

This is despite national downward trends in alcohol mortality, say authors There has been a "worrying" increase in alcohol related deaths among young women in England and Scotland, since the middle of the last decade, finds research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. This is despite an overall fall in such deaths in both countries since the mid 2000s, say the authors, who describe the trends as a warning signal that must be heeded. The researchers...

Stroke Risk Can Be Reduced If You Just Break A Sweat
2013-07-19 08:54:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions of Americans who may be at risk of having a stroke should be happy to know just a little exercise can reduce that risk by as much as 20 percent when that exercise includes breaking a sweat. A number of risk factors for stroke have been previously identified, including smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and not being physically active. Researchers, publishing new research in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'