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2011-04-16 06:55:00

Harvard University researchers suggest in a new study that diet sodas and other drinks with sugar-substitutes, once blamed for increasing the odds of developing diabetes, are not guilty.

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2011-04-08 14:48:20

According to a study released on Friday, about one in 10 cancers in men and one in 33 in women in western European countries are caused by current and past alcohol consumption.

2011-04-07 08:04:59

A big beer belly isn’t the only concern for heavy beer drinkers.

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2011-04-05 10:18:33

Health experts have found that the risk of heart attack jump by two-thirds for those who spend 11 hours or more at work compared to those who spend only 7 or 8 hours per day.

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2011-04-05 06:15:00

Scientists have identified a gene that appears to play a role in regulating how much alcohol people drink, a finding researchers say could someday lead to better treatments for alcoholism.

2011-04-05 00:15:59

For some people, alcohol is a social lubricant.

2011-04-04 19:40:39

Heavy beer drinkers who have a specific genetic variant in the cluster of three genes that metabolize alcohol are at significantly higher risk of developing non-cardia gastric cancer.

2011-04-04 13:03:21

Results of the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study revealed that diabetes is associated with lower risk of prostate cancer in men but with higher risk of other cancers in both men and women.

2011-03-24 14:10:37

Although research has shown that eating fish, which is rich in beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular diseases, mixed evidence from prior studies has suggested that mercury exposure from fish consumption may be linked to higher risk of cardiovascular diseases.

2011-03-23 10:14:00

GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical studies of Resveratrol--recognized for its proven role in activating the longevity gene to inhibit age-related diseases--have shown that its antioxidant power provides resistance before and after exposure to hazardous radiation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/CG69998LOGO) Explosions and fires at four nuclear reactors in Japan have created widespread fears about radiation exposure.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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