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2012-04-27 11:29:54

A Loyola University Medical Center study has found that binge drinking may slow recovery and increase medical costs for survivors of burn injuries. The study was presented during the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association in Seattle. Loyola researchers compared burn patients who were intoxicated above the legal limit with burn patients who had no alcohol in their blood. Although the binge drinkers' injuries were much less severe than those of other patients admitted to...

Dark Chocolate Reduces Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease
2012-04-26 06:29:00

Jason Farmer for RedOrbit.com There appears to be more good news for chocolate lovers based on recent findings by researchers at San Diego State University. Mounting evidence suggests that chocolate is a great source of substances known to have many important health benefits. For instance, chocolate contains specific compounds called flavanols. Several extensive studies have demonstrated the powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of these substances, and have documented a...

2012-04-24 14:20:57

FRESNO, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming grapes may help protect heart health in people with metabolic syndrome, according to research presented this week at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, California. Natural components found in grapes, known as polyphenols, are thought to be responsible for these beneficial effects. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/CG93741) The study, led by principal investigator Dr. Maria Luz Fernandez, Department of...

2012-04-20 12:35:33

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation Alcohol use in Bollywood movies is directly influencing the drinking habits of India's adolescents, according to a new study presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai. Overall 10 per cent of the students (aged between 12-16 years) surveyed in the study had already tried alcohol. But students that had been most exposed to alcohol use in Bollywood movies were found to be 2.78...

Study Finds Soda Consumption Increases Overall Stroke Risk
2012-04-20 09:13:30

Research is the first to examine soda and stroke risk Researchers from Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Institute and Harvard University have found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and low-calorie sodas is associated with a higher risk of stroke. Conversely, consumption of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee was associated with a lower risk. The study — recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition — is the first to examine soda's effect on stroke...

2012-04-17 13:17:12

The Health Professionals Follow-up Study (HPFS) is a prospective cohort study of 51,529 US male health professionals. During the follow up of these men between 1986 to 2006, published in the European Heart Journal, 1,818 men were confirmed with incident non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI) — a non fatal heart attack. Among heart attack survivors, 468 deaths were documented during up to 20 years of follow up. Repeated reports were obtained on alcohol consumption every four years. Average...

New Birth Control Labels Detail Increased Risk For Blood Clots
2012-04-11 12:37:21

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has begun to add information to labels of popular birth control medications to warn about the increased risk of blood clots. Bayer AG´s “Yaz” or Yasmin is one of the medications receiving the new label, though all common types of birth control pills increase a woman´s risk of potentially fatal blood clots. The FDA is following up new studies with these labels, saying certain forms of birth control like Yaz show an even...

2012-04-10 06:28:15

CALVERTON, Md., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Friends don't let friends drive drunk!" We all know that campaign, but researchers have given us a new message about the role of friends and drinking: Friends don't let problem drinkers drink. The attitude of friends, and family, makes a difference for people trying to sustain recovery from addiction to alcohol. That is the message of recent research, which demonstrates that people who make positive changes in their social relationships can...

2012-04-07 23:03:52

Healthyanswers.com is a publisher and a leader in providing current natural health information on their website. Along with thousands of archived articles on health related issues, they also offer a complimentary health newsletter, quality nutritional solutions, and self improvement books. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 06, 2012 HealthyAnswers.com reports on recent research out of New York University´s Langone Medical Center that shows a correlation of the H. pylori bacteria (stomach...

2012-04-05 09:24:10

Men who eat flavonoid-rich foods such as berries, tea, apples and red wine significantly reduce their risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to new research by Harvard University and the University of East Anglia (UEA). Published today in the journal Neurology ®, the findings add to the growing body of evidence that regular consumption of some flavonoids can have a marked effect on human health. Recent studies have shown that these compounds can offer protection against a...