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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gradient, a nationally recognized environmental and risk science consulting firm, today announced the publication of a study that finds elevated levels of heavy metals in tested laundered shop towels.
More than 40 percent of women donâ€™t realize that heart disease is the No 1 female killer, with about 1 in 3 women dying from cardiovascular disease in 2007.
New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that a daily intake of resveratrol prevents the ill effects of simulated weightlessness on muscle and bone metabolism.
A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more tolerable.
According to a new study, watching television for 2 to 3 hours per day could lead to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular disease and premature death.
Watching television is the most common daily activity in many populations around the world.
SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of resveratrol are well studied and documented in controlled scientific studies. It has been shown to slow down the aging process and help prevent age-related diseases including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and others.
Better control of cholesterol levels and blood pressure and a decline in smoking have contributed to a 74% drop in the risk of heart attack among nearly 10,000 civil servants working in London over a 20-year period.
While recent studies have shown long-term exposure to estrogen can be a danger to women â€“ overturning physiciansâ€™ long-held beliefs that the hormone was good for their patientsâ€™ hearts â€“ the process by which estrogen induces high blood pressure was unclear.
UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are engaging the help of professional boxers and trainers to study whether a component in red wine and grapes could help reduce the short- and long-term effects of concussions.