Latest Kenneth Mukamal Stories

2009-08-13 12:35:00

There’s good news for chocoholics: a new study has found that eating chocolate two or more times during the week can reduce a person’s risk of heart attack.

2009-03-10 10:45:00

A new study reported in the journal Neurology has produced some of the first large-scale data on how environmental conditions like weather and even air pollution influence headache pain.

2005-01-04 09:05:00

Moderate drinking has been associated with a lower risk of heart attacks, but the picture has been less clear in the case of stroke. Now, a new study points out just how moderate your drinking has to be to protect against a brain attack.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.