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Healthy lifestyle lowers mid-age cardiac risk


March 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from your 20s into your 40s may spell lower cardiovascular risk in mid-age, says a new study. "The problem is few adults ... Read more...

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Lifestyle factors behind most cancers


February 29th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Lifestyle factors, not exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products, are the most significant causes of cancer, according to the latest evidence.Bernard Stewart, professor of ... Read more...

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Heart disease may be linked to prostate cancer


February 9th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Coronary artery disease (CAD) and prostate cancer, two seemingly unrelated conditions, may actually share similar causes, according to the findings of a drug trial.CAD kills more ... Read more...

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Wine’s role ambiguous in protecting heart


January 31st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 31 (IANS) Do white and red wine, the latter touted for its many health benefits, really stave off heart disease? The jury is still out on that one. ... Read more...

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A few pegs can produce sense of euphoria


January 16th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Drinking alcohol releases endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of euphoria.Endorphins are compounds produced naturally in the brain, triggered by exercise, consumption of ... Read more...

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Give cancer the slip: Make simple lifestyle changes


December 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A few simple lifestyle changes would help most people avoid cancer, a study claims.The most comprehensive review of cancer and lifestyle ever carried out reveals the ... Read more...

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‘Drunkorexia’ combines worst of eating, drinking


October 19th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) 'Drunkorexia,' a combination of disordered eating and heavy alcohol intake rife among college students, may wreck their health over the long term, US researchers says. 'Drunkorexiacs' ... Read more...

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Alcohol may be depriving you of sleep


August 16th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Taking alcohol before bedtime has long been viewed by many as one of the ways to sleep. But a new study has found that alcohol in ... Read more...

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Beer belly or muffin top? A perilous lifestyle disorder


July 15th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) For all those who don't think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it's high time to cut down ... Read more...

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i-Phone’s drink-counter app to monitor alcohol intake


May 4th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 4 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Queensland are involved in developing a mobile phone application to help young people control their drinking.As part of its research into strategies against ... Read more...

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Vegetarians at significantly lower heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk


April 16th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new research from Loma Linda University has suggested that vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians.Metabolic syndrome is a precursor to ... Read more...

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Vegans ‘at lower risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke’


April 14th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that vegetarians might be at significantly less risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and stroke than their animal-eating counterparts.Loma Linda University researchers, led ... Read more...

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Taking more than 2 alcoholic drinks daily ‘increases cancer risk’


April 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 09 (ANI): A study has indicated that drinking more than two alcoholic drinks a day can significantly increase the risk of some cancers.NHS guidelines state that men should drink not ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s mum to join her on tour to control her drinking


April 5th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 5 (ANI): Lady Gaga'smother is reportedly joining her daughter on tour in order to keep an eye on how much her celebrity daughter drinks.Cynthia Germanotta, 56, is said to be ... Read more...

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Even mild stress can lead to long-term disability


March 24th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that even relatively mild stress can lead to long-term disability and an inability to work.It is well known that mental health problems are ... Read more...

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Protein could be used to protect pancreas from alcohol’s toxic effects


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): Researchers from Cardiff University have discovered that a protein provides protection against the effects of alcohol in the pancreas.The findings of the study could lead to the development ... Read more...

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Heavy drinking ‘ups death risk from pancreatic cancer’


March 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that heavy alcohol consumption, specifically three or more glasses of liquor a day, is associated with an increased risk of death from pancreatic cancer."Alcoholic ... Read more...

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Obese women may be less likely to develop chronic eye disease


February 15th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity may be associated with higher eye pressure and a decreased risk of open-angle glaucoma in women."Open-angle glaucoma is a chronic ... Read more...

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Alcohol, poor diet linked to UK breast cancer rates


January 24th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Chances are that women in Britain are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer than those in other developed countries because of unhealthy lifestyles, their alcohol intake ... Read more...

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Oz no longer nation of beer drinkers as most prefer wine


January 19th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 19 (ANI): A survey on alcohol consumption in Australia has revealed that it no longer is a nation of beer drinkers, with more and more people preferring to drink wine.New ... Read more...

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Pakistan brewery ‘to give Indian beers a run for their money’


January 6th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Pakistan's colonial era brewery has stepped up to challenge the dominance of India beer brands in Britain.Isphanyar Bhandara, the company's chief executive, said the firm hoped to start ... Read more...

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Indulge - but sensibly - to stay fit this New Year


December 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It's the year-end with cocktail parties, sinful gastronomical delights and lots of alcohol on the cards for party hoppers. Linked with all that merry-making is ... Read more...

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Alcohol ups risk of coronary artery disease in Chinese men


December 10th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A Chinese study has suggested that moderate-to-heavy alcohol consumption increases angiographically significant coronary artery disease.Among a large number of Chinese men presenting with chest pain or EKG changes, ... Read more...

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Poor education ‘leads to heart failure’


December 9th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): Poorly educated people are more likely to be admitted to hospital with chronic heart failure than the better educated, even after differences in lifestyle have been taken into ... Read more...

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Moderate alcohol consumption cuts ‘risk of metabolic diseases’


November 30th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers have found that moderate drinkers tend to have about 30 per cent lower risk of developing late onset diabetes than do non-drinkers, and moderate drinkers also tend ... Read more...

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Binge drinking doubles heart attack risk


November 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Binge drinkers are at twice the risk of a heart attack than those who consume the same amount but spread it over a week. Researchers, led by ... Read more...

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Alcohol intake decreases with development of disease


November 24th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study by Australian researchers has found that the experience of ill health is associated with subsequent reduction or cessation of alcohol consumption.In a cross-sectional study from ... Read more...

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Alcohol does much more harm than just damaging the liver


November 12th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A recent research has pointed out that alcohol does much more harm to the body than just damaging the liver.Researchers at the Loyola University Medical Center have found ... Read more...

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Study finds marketing strategies of beer ‘affect alcohol intake in students’


November 11th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): In a new study, psychologists from the University of Missouri have found that marketing strategies can affect individual behaviours in very significant ways.Two MU psychologists have found that ... Read more...

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It’s official! Booze impairs decision-making


October 20th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): It is well known that alcohol alters behaviour, but surprisingly it is not well studied at the brain level. However, a new research shows that certain areas in ... Read more...

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Alcohol intake among Indian teenagers rise


October 17th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Alcohol consumption among teenagers in the age group of 15-19 years has increased due to absent parents, easy money, and rising stress and depression, a study says.The ... Read more...

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Alcohol intake after breast cancer diagnosis may increase recurrence risk


September 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Consumption of alcohol following diagnosis of early-stage breast cancer may increase risk of recurrence of cancer but not total mortality risk, according to a new study.For the study, ... Read more...

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Aussie sergeant’s pierced penis ‘party trick’ lands him in trouble


July 14th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 14 (ANI): For police officer Sergeant Andrew Lawrance, it was a great 'party trick', but exposing his genital piercing, or opening a beer bottle with a bottle opener attached to ... Read more...

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Kerry Katona warned to stay off the booze


July 4th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 04 (ANI): Kerry Katona has been asked to cut down her alcohol intake as her drinking sessions with her new beau Adam Waldron is making her gain those extra pounds ... Read more...

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‘The Couples’ Complete Guide to Getting Pregnant’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new book has shed light on some pregnancy myths and offers tips to couples who want to get pregnant.'A Baby at Last!: The Couples' Complete Guide to ... Read more...

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