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2013-10-07 12:06:28

Physicians have long observed that binge drinking can significantly impair the healing process following a bone fracture. Now a study by Loyola University Medical Center researchers is providing insights into how alcohol slows healing on the cellular and molecular levels. The findings could lead to treatments to improve bone healing in alcohol abusers, and possibly non-drinkers as well. Roman Natoli, MD, PhD, will present findings Oct. 6 during the American Society for Bone and Mineral...

Cancer Fighting Chemical In Red Wine Works Long After Absorption
2013-10-03 07:13:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers from the University of Leicester's Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine have demonstrated that a chemical found in red wine remains effective at fighting cancer even after the body's metabolism has converted it into other compounds. The results of this study , published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, reveals resveratrol -- a compound extracted from the skins of red grapes – is...

2013-10-01 15:39:41

Researchers discourage supplemental use by patients with multiple sclerosis, according to report in the American Journal of Pathology Resveratrol, a naturally occurring polyphenol compound produced by the skin of red grapes and peanuts, and found in red wine, has been touted as a beneficial supplement due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This has been supported by some experimental studies, whereas others suggest a lack of benefit. A new study using two multiple...

2013-09-30 14:12:17

Are we allowing alcohol marketing to children and teens via the music they love? As many as one in five songs in the UK top ten today include references to alcohol -- a figure rising partly due to US-imported songs. What impact is this having on the youth of today? Experts warn that fresh evidence demonstrates that public health messages on alcohol may no longer be audible over the louder message from some sections of the music industry. Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University,...

2013-09-27 23:28:33

MillionaireMatch.com reveals that more than 88 percent of its members drink socially. Drinking has already been an indispensable part for millionaires’ social life. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Drinking has a strong influence on people’s social life. It is an important way for people to know each other. Many people start drinking because drinking makes it easier to develop interpersonal relationships. Some people drink in order to be confident or to relax...

Glass Size, Shape Often Determines How Much Wine We Pour
2013-09-27 13:05:55

[ Watch the Video: Wine Glass Size Impacts Your Pouring Skills ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The amount to wine someone pours into a glass can vary significantly from person to person and depend on a variety of factors, including glass physics, according to a new study from Iowa State and Cornell researchers. “People have trouble assessing volumes,” said study researcher Laura Smarandescu, an assistant professor of marketing at Iowa State. “They tend to...

2013-09-24 23:31:45

Excessive alcohol consumption is dangerous for anyone, but women feel alcohol’s effects faster than men. Statistics show more mothers are turning to wine as a way to cope with the daily pressures of motherhood, risking alcohol abuse and harmful medical conditions. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 More mothers are turning to wine as a way to escape the stresses of everyday life and/or cope with the pressures of motherhood. An article “The Rising Rate of Moms Who Drink,” published on...

Extreme Binge Drinking Still A Favorite Pastime For High School Seniors
2013-09-17 09:45:25

[ Watch the Video: Rampant Binge Drinking Among High School Teens ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Though binge drinking is common amongst high school students, a new study shows “extreme” binge drinking -- 10 or more drinks in a session -- remains a favorite pastime. It is now estimated nearly 10 percent of high school seniors are spending their year before college by extreme binge drinking once every two weeks. The number of binge drinkers has declined...


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