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2013-01-30 10:16:47

Men with erection problems now have an extra reason to see their doctor: even relatively minor erectile difficulties could signal 'silent' heart disease and may indicate an increased risk of dying early from any cause, a major new study shows. An Australian study — the world's largest to investigate the link between erectile dysfunction and heart disease — has found that men with erectile dysfunction have a higher risk of hospital admission for heart disease, even if they have...

2012-03-27 20:36:36

Archives of Internal Medicine study provides new evidence on the harms of prolonged sitting Standing up more often may reduce your chances of dying within three years, even if you are already physically active, a study of more than 200,000 people published in Archives of Internal Medicine today shows. The study found that adults who sat 11 or more hours per day had a 40% increased risk of dying in the next three years compared with those who sat for fewer than four hours a day. This was...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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