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2012-11-27 12:29:13

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from the "Resveratrol for Improved Performance in Elders" (RIPE) trial were presented last week at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, which was hosted at the San Diego Convention Center from November 14 - 18. The conference offered more than 400 scientific sessions to over 4,000 leaders in the field of aging from around the world. The RIPE pilot study, a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial...

2012-11-20 15:50:13

Critique 096: Frequency of alcohol consumption and cardiovascular risk factors: implications for drinking guidelines 20 November 2012 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. The authors also discuss implications for the larger debate about the limitations of non-randomized studies about 'moderate' drinking and...

Alcohol Can Protect You
2012-11-19 19:43:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Alcohol can make a person act in an uncharacteristic manner, persuading them to do things they would never do with a sober mind. In fact, some people (depending on their poison) are even taken to feeling indestructible with the right amount of spirits in them. This is all very well known behavior, of course. One new study, however, is suggesting that people who become injured and require hospitalization are more likely to live...

Alcohol During Pregnancy Affects Childs IQ
2012-11-15 12:15:14

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Bristol and the University of Oxford recently showed that drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol during pregnancy could affect a child´s IQ level. In the research project, the scientists studied more than 4,000 mothers and their children. These subjects were part of the children of the 90s study (ALSPAC). The study was considered the first of its kind, as past studies have focused on...

2012-11-13 12:26:06

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As facts go, we're used to extraordinary numbers in the tech world, yet certain realities continue to astonish: each day on the planet, more iPhones are sold than babies are born. Access to information is constantly at our fingertips, keeping us connected virtually at all times; but moments when we are face-to-face merit attention as well. Kendall-Jackson, a family-owned winery that handcrafts high-quality wines, is changing the way wine can...

Red Wine Compound Could Help Fight Prostate Cancer
2012-11-12 13:53:08

[ Watch the Video: Fighting Prostate Cancer with Red Wine ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A compound in grape skins and red wine may be able to help fight off prostate cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of Andrology and Cancer Science. Resveratrol, which is found in grape skins and red wine, has been shown to have several beneficial effects on human health in past studies, aiding cardiovascular health and stroke prevention. The latest...

2012-11-09 13:57:28

-Young adult women are engaging in heavy drinking behavior in greater numbers. -A new study has looked at the influence of impulsivity-related traits and drinking motives on symptoms of alcohol dependence (AD) among college women in their first semester. -Findings indicate an impulsivity trait called 'negative urgency' can predict increases in AD symptoms. An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol...

2012-11-09 13:55:49

-Prior research has shown that "pre-drinking" by young people leads to heavier drinking and greater harm. -A study using Internet cell-phone questionnaires examined pre-drinking by young adults in Switzerland. -Results showed that pre-drinking, when combined with subsequent on-premise drinking, is associated with almost twice-as-heavy consumption and adverse outcomes. Previous research from the U.S. and the U.K. has shown that "pre-drinking" or "frontloading" often leads to heavy...

Middle-Age And Healthy? Live 14 Years Longer
2012-11-06 07:59:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is generally understood that when you conform to a healthy lifestyle you are increasing your chances of living longer, and a new study has shown just that. For those who have optimal heart health in middle age, they generally have the benefit of increased longevity--up to 14 extra years of it. The new study, conducted by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and published in the latest issue of the Journal of the...

Living Near A Bar Can Make You Drink More
2012-11-04 07:14:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The closer you live to a bar, the greater the chance you could become a heavy drinker according to a new study published recently in the journal Addiction. The study, conducted by a team of researchers in Finland, looked at more than 54,000 adults living in that country from 2000 through 2009, and discovered those who lived closer to bars or pubs were more likely to increase the average amount of alcohol they consume on a regular...