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2011-02-07 06:35:00

Compared to people who didn’t have heavy drinkers in their lives, 3,000 New Zealanders who did had lower scores on standard measures of general health.

2011-01-31 07:10:00

EASTON, Pa., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Danish Council for Strategic Research has granted $3.4 million for a four year study to investigate resveratrol on the management of metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis and chronic inflammation.

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2011-01-20 07:45:00

People who drink alcohol on a regular basis, especially those who are considered heavy drinkers, might be more likely to suffer the common heart-rhythm disturbance atrial fibrillation (AF) than those who abstain from intoxicating drinks.

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2011-01-11 09:30:00

A team of archeologists have discovered the oldest wine press in the world--at a several thousand year old site in southern Armenia--the National Geographic Society announced on Tuesday.

2011-01-10 13:47:18

While age-related vision loss of catastrophic proportions is predicted in coming decades, rising from 17 million patients today to 55 million by the year 2050, it's possible this catastrophe could be averted and lost vision even restored using molecular medicine.

2011-01-07 18:39:03

Resveratrol, a compound in grapes, displays antioxidant and other positive properties.

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2011-01-07 11:09:39

A vaccine to combat alcoholism will begin human testing next year, claim Chilean researchers.

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2010-12-31 15:20:00

Experts have compiled a list of facts about the myths of hangovers.

2010-12-30 13:12:34

It was Paracelsus, the Renaissance physician (1493-1541 A.D.) who first said "the dose makes the poison."

2010-12-27 13:45:29

Three weeks of oral resveratrol or Longevinex® ingestion prior to an induced heart attack returned microRNA activity close to their pre-event levels in excised animal hearts.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'