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2011-12-20 18:14:53

Wine consumers, especially in comparison with spirits drinkers, have been shown to have higher levels of education and income, to consume a healthier diet, be more physically active, and have other characteristics that are associated with better health outcomes.

2011-12-15 17:28:42

Alcohol use has often been linked to criminal activity on the part of both perpetrators as well as victims.

2011-12-15 11:26:30

People with low levels of iron in the blood have a higher risk of dangerous blood clots.

2011-12-10 06:49:08

Women who work one night on, one night off, a day shift and then a night shift … also known as rotating night shift work could be putting themselves at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Could Help Prevent Diabetes
2011-11-27 06:09:46

Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol could help keep some women from developing diabetes, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health claim in a new study.

2011-11-22 17:28:11

Research published in the European Journal of Epidemiology by Costanzo S, Di Castelnuovo de Gaetano G et al has sought to separate the effects of wine, beer or spirit drinking in relation to fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events.

2011-11-21 06:51:17

Alcohol consumption is responsible for approximately four percent of all deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis or violence!

Huskies Lend Insight Into Mercury Risk
2011-11-21 04:48:52

Researchers have highlighted the serious health risks associated with the diets of indigenous people by linking the accumulation of mercury in their primary food source to a decrease in the power of antioxidants.

Stroke Risk Tied To Blood Type
2011-11-17 09:30:24

A study, led by Brigham And Women's Hospital’s Dr. Lu Qi, was presented this week at an American Heart Association conference and compares blood type with the risk of stroke.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.