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Alcohol Affects PTSD, Which In Turn Affects The Former
2014-01-17 15:14:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may turn to alcohol in order to cope with their condition, but a new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology has found that heavy drinking can make symptoms of PTSD worse over time. The study authors said the discovery of this vicious cycle, which had been suspected but never confirmed, is the result of the first empirical study to look at the effects of the two...

2014-01-15 14:35:52

New study reveals a continuing public health disaster A new study published in the scientific journal Addiction by the Pan American Health Organization, a branch of the World Health Organization, has measured the number and pattern of deaths caused by alcohol consumption in 16 North and Latin American countries. The study reveals that between 2007 and 2009, alcohol was a 'necessary' cause of death (i.e., death would not have occurred in the absence of alcohol consumption) in an average of...

Antioxidant Compound Protects Against UVA Radiation And Oxidative Stress
2014-01-12 05:10:34

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from Newcastle University have discovered that an antioxidant called Tiron provides complete protection against certain types of sun damage and could ultimately be beneficial in keeping skin looking younger for longer. In laboratory tests, the researchers compared protection by different antioxidants against sun damage from UVA radiation or free radical stress. Some of the antioxidants tested are commonly found in food...

Coffee Does Not Cause Dehydration
2014-01-10 12:14:47

[ Watch the Video: Coffee Does Not Dehydrate ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE says that drinking a moderate amount of coffee does not lead to dehydration. There is a common belief that drinking coffee or other caffeinated drinks can lead to dehydration, and it has long been known that caffeine acts as a mild diuretic. However, the effects of coffee consumption on fluid balance cannot be directly compared to pure...

2013-12-30 23:23:36

Following the December 6th San Jose Mercury News article entitled “Water Won’t Dilute Digestive Enzymes,” Hemorrhoid Treatment Group encouraged readers to consider the benefits of traditional diet and exercise changes as a treatment for hemorrhoids. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Hemorrhoid Treatment Group encouraged its readers to consider the potential benefits of engaging in the simplest of treatment for hemorrhoids, which emphasizes developing a healthy diet and healthy...

2013-12-30 15:59:40

Study utilizing animal model is published in the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology Recent data shows that more than 500,000 women in the U.S. report drinking during pregnancy, with about 20 percent of this population admitting to binge drinking. Even one episode of heavy drinking can lead to the collection of birth defects known as fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Along with growth retardation, head and face abnormalities, and neurological problems, FAS also...

2013-12-22 23:02:13

The new “Tips For Pairing Wine And Food” article created by Mai Hoang on the website Vkool.com gives people basic rules for great wine and food pairings. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 The new “Tips For Pairing Wine And Food” article penned by Mai Hoang on the site Vkool.com delivers to people ways to develop a great food and wine pairing. This report is actually suitable for those people who want to match food and wine like professional chefs or sommeliers. At the...

Drunken Monkeys Show Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Have Real Health Benefits
2013-12-17 04:50:50

[ Watch the Video: Health Benefits Of Wine Include Boosting Immune System ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Don’t feel guilty if you choose to indulge in a glass of wine or two this holiday season. According to new research, appearing Tuesday in the journal Vaccine, you could be strengthening your immune system and helping your body fight off infections. As part of the study, lead author Ilhem Messaoudi, an associate professor of biomedical sciences in the...

2013-12-10 10:38:38

According to a new study, a novel composite measure consisting of 29 alcohol policies demonstrates that a strong alcohol policy environment is a protective factor against binge drinking in the U.S. The study was led by researchers at the Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health and Boston Medical Center (BMC), and is published in the current issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Binge drinking is a common and risky pattern of alcohol consumption that...

2013-12-04 23:28:41

Study of Reserveage Organics' Collagen Booster Finds Improved Skin Satisfaction Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 A University of Florida research study published in the Natural Medicine Journal finds preliminary support that the dietary supplement, Collagen Booster™ by Reserveage™ Organics, which contains resveratrol and BioCell Collagen®, can reduce facial pore size and help improve a woman’s satisfaction with her appearance.* This open-label pilot study examined...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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