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2011-05-26 06:49:05

Postmenopausal women who frequently consume baked or broiled fish may have a lower risk of developing heart failure.

2011-05-24 15:30:00

Scientists have long known that people who have a close relative with alcohol problems themselves run an increased risk of starting to abuse alcohol.

2011-05-18 16:11:05

If you’re middle-aged, the answer could provide a strong predictor of your risk of heart attack or stroke over the next decade or more.

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2011-05-18 06:05:00

Binge drinking, which is widespread among university students, especially in the United States, has been found to destroy long term memory even in young adults.

2011-05-16 20:45:07

Researchers have long known that individuals with a positive family history of alcoholism (FHP) are at an increased risk themselves for alcoholism.

2011-05-06 14:12:53

Arsenic exposure and smoking each elevate the risk of disease.

2011-05-06 13:54:23

Exposure to even moderate levels of arsenic in drinking water is associated with an increased risk of heart disease, especially among smokers, finds a study published on bmj.com today.

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2011-05-05 10:56:19

In the midst of ongoing concerns about radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, scientists are reporting that a substance similar to resveratrol — an antioxidant found in red wine, grapes and nuts — could protect against radiation sickness.

2011-04-27 15:06:01

The analysis assesses the 12-month prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in individuals according to their category of alcohol use.

2011-04-20 21:26:46

Exposure to air pollution early in life and when a woman gives birth to her first child may alter her DNA and may be associated with premenopausal breast cancer later in life, researchers at the University at Buffalo have shown.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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