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Heart Function Boosted With Consumption Of Energy Drinks
2012-08-28 08:26:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Energy drinks have been heavily scrutinized in recent years for their unhealthy effects on the body, with some expert studies claiming they are bad for your teeth, some finding hospitalization is increased with the consumption of the popular soft drinks, and even one report going as far as claiming energy drinks can be fatal. So it is unusual to come across one study that has found that energy drinks can have a positive effect on the...

2011-07-18 14:01:27

Few studies have examined the acute effects of alcohol on myocardial or heart function. While moderate-to-high blood concentrations of alcohol acutely impair conventional echocardiographic measures of left ventricular (LV) performance, the effects of low concentrations are unclear. An examination of the acute effects of low blood concentrations of alcohol on the left and right ventricles, which collectively pump blood to the entire body, has found that low doses of alcohol can have very...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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