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New study ties moderate beer drinking to lower heart attack risk
...rt disease risk is clarified, people who choose to drink
alcohol are advised to do so in moderation, says t...an two drinks per day for men and no more than one drink
per day for women. A standard drink
is 12 grams of alcohol, equivalent to one 12-ounce can or bottle...
Without water, the body will shut down its need to ingest food
...n in food intake. Feeding in rats not allowed to drink
was restored when amounts of water similar to that normally drunk were infused slowly into the stomach, jejunum, or cecum but not when the water was infused into the vena cava or portal vein. Conclusions The findings show that sensors responsive...
Binge drinking among Jewish and non-Jewish college students
...riation were approximately half as likely to binge drink
as those who did not possess the variation." Luczak said that, for the Jewish sample alone, these findings suggest that religious, and not just cultural, Jewish affiliation is related to lower levels of alcohol consumption. Although this may seem to...
Too much grape juice could cause iron deficiency
...nce we don't know how much grape juice you have to drink
to have an effect, I recommend alternating between dark and light juices. Don't just drink
dark juices all the time," Glahn says. "We're not saying, 'Don't drink
grape juice,'" Glahn emphasi...
Arsenic in Bangladesh drinking wells may be linked to crop irrigation, MIT study finds
... arsenic. But today, most Bangladeshis continue to drink
arsenic-laced water. The World Bank describes the problem as one of the world's primary environmental challenges. The World Health Organization refers to it as "the largest mass poisoning of a population in history" in a fact sheet published in March...
Moderate alcohol consumption during pregnancy is risky too
... Moderate drinking would refer to individuals who drink
more frequently, perhaps every day, somewhat habitually, but who still limit their drinking to BACs usually below legal intoxication. However, working definitions of drinking have limited utility because both the amount of alcohol consumed and the p...
Detecting bacteria in space: The good, the bad and the unknown
...ame quarters, breathe recycled air and potentially drink
recycled water; conditions that create a bacterial breeding ground. Additionally, the space environment might also have some unexpected health considerations." Studies have shown that space conditions suppress the human immune system, making the bod...
Light to moderate drinking during pregnancy can affect adolescent growth
...nd are evident at consumption levels less than one drink
per day. Growth deficits are common among childre...cts were found at consumption levels less than one drink
per day. The researchers also evaluated the effects of pattern of use. They found that growth was ...
Maternal alcohol use during pregnancy may increase offsprings breast cancer risk
Boston, MA (October 15, 2002) Women who drink
moderate to high quantities of alcohol during pregnancy could be contributing to an increased risk of breast cancer among their daughters, according to a study presented today at the first annual Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research meeting conduc...
Diet rich in soy protein lowers estrogens associated with breast cancer
... taukwa, foopei, foojook and tofu far) and soybean drink
were included in the questionnaire. In addition, as part of a Singapore Food Composition Database, levels of daidzein, genistein and glycitein were measured in the main types of soy foods consumed in Singapore, allowing the researchers to calculate i...
If you booze, you lose: Even small amount of alcohol affects driving skills
...iving. "And you have to remember that most people drink
and drive at night and fatigue can further hamper driving skills," he notes. Dennis said the test results have been recorded on a 12-minute VHS tape and is available statewide for driver education courses and law enforcement agencies....
Rare form of gene discourages alcohol dependence among Jews
...rts. Those with the variant gene have been seen to drink
less frequently, consume less alcohol overall or h...adds, "other explanations, including a tendency to drink
less as we age, cannot be ruled out."...
Nutritional supplements may combat muscle loss
...sults from a control group that received a placebo drink
instead of the supplements. "Early results suggest that the amino acid supplement is able to maintain synthesis rates and body mass," Ferrando said. During the study, subjects must remain in bed and can get up only briefly to use a bedside commode. ...
Teen soft drink consumption often misstated
...a wide variety of numbers to describe teenage soft drink
consumption. The faculty of the Center for Food a...ion Examination Survey. These data show that soft drink
consumption by teens is often far less than is reported. The USDA data show that adolescent girls (1...
Some people of African descent more susceptible to heart condition, Science study suggests
...sing alternatives to diuretics, and making sure to drink
a lot of water or a sports drink
during strenuous exercise, Keating said. "Basically you just need to balance things," he said. Elec...
Not drinking cows' milk blamed for children's fractures
...eton", says Professor Goulding. "If children don't drink
milk, they do need to step-up their calcium intakes from other sources. Children also need Vitamin D to efficiently absorb the calcium they consume."...
Guns, bats, and cash
...ions have looked at everything from the water they drink
to the air they breathe, but no solid evidence has been linked to the disorders. Earlier studies that showed the toxins of the cycad plant caused neurological disorders. The Chamorros knew of the plant's toxicity as well. Although they ate part o...
Monkeys that drink heavily develop signs of liver disease, Wake Forest study shows
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Monkeys that choose to drink
alcohol heavily develop early signs of alterations...aid, except "we don't have any monkeys that don't drink
any (alcohol) -- they all drink
something." First, Cunningham and his colleagues in the Center for ...
Exploring the genetic commonality of alcohol and tobacco abuse
...to these two drugs may in part explain why smokers drink
and drinkers smoke." "Which genes may be responsible for modulating the actions of alcohol and nicotine? The answer to this question remains largely unknown," said Collins. "However, these findings add to the data base which argues that common gene...
Cocaine use in warm environments impairs body's cooling mechanisms -- and can be lethal
...at they are hot and are, therefore, less likely to drink
water or to find cooler conditions," said Dr. Craig Crandall, assistant professor of internal medicine and lead author of the study. "The hyperthermic effects of cocaine are greatly amplified when the drug is used under these conditions. "This may re...
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