Navigation Links
Drinking Patterns Affect Heart Health, Mouse Study Finds
Date:9/14/2011

he researchers noted that previous studies have shown a 10 percent increase in LDL causes a 20 percent increase in atherosclerosis risk.

The amount of plaque, as well as the number of immune cells that cause inflammation and clogged arteries, decreased in the daily-moderate mice. The opposite was true for the binge-drinking mice, the investigators found.

Meanwhile, despite similar starting weights and diets, the binge-drinking mice gained more than three times as much weight as the moderate mice and about twice as much weight as the control mice.

"Because obesity is also a risk factor for disease, binge drinking may have a strong negative impact on cardiovascular health," Lucy Liaw, research committee chair of the American Heart Association's Founders Affiliate, noted in the news release.

Based on the study's findings, the researchers suggested that health care professionals should ask how their patients drink when considering their risk for atherosclerosis.

"This evidence is very interesting because it supports a pattern of drinking that is emerging in clinical studies as both safe and seemingly most protective against heart disease -- frequent consumption of limited amounts of alcohol. This certainly backs up widespread clinical guidelines that limit drinking to one drink daily for non-pregnant women and two drinks daily for men," Dr. Kenneth Mukamal, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, stated in the news release.

The study authors pointed out that exactly how moderate amounts of alcohol benefit heart health -- or how heavy drinking hurts it -- remains unknown. They added, however, that the nearly 15 percent of Americans who binge drink (as estimated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) should be aware of the risks to their health.

More information

The American Heart Association provides more information on

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Drinking Milk While Pregnant May Lower Kids MS Risk
2. Coffee Drinking and Caffeine Associated With Reduced Risk of Hospitalization for Heart Rhythm Disturbances
3. Anti-Drinking Ads That Engender Guilt May Not Work
4. Light Drinking Might Help Keep Women Slim
5. Mother of Binge Drinking Victim Urges Students and Parents to Discuss Signs of Alcohol Poisoning, Emphasize Peer Responsibility Prior to Spring Break
6. Obesity, Drinking a Double Threat to the Liver
7. Progress In Access To Safe Drinking-Water; Sanitation Needs Greater Efforts
8. Light Drinking Good for the Heart
9. Binge drinking doesnt affect next-day student test-taking
10. Underage Drinking Soars in U.S.
11. Heavy Daily Drinking Linked to Worse Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Drinking Patterns Affect Heart Health, Mouse Study Finds
(Date:8/1/2014)... 01, 2014 With fast food restaurants on ... convenience of processed, microwavable dinners, it is no wonder that ... offer patients a mere quick fix for shedding this dangerous ... part of the country, get slimmer and healthier for the ... the tools and education on how to avoid obesity ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... St. Christopher's Hospital for Children announced that ... Innovations with Ed Begley Jr, airing later this year ... , St. Christopher's Hospital for Children offers a wide ... through 21 years of age. With over 220 pediatric ... including autism and childhood obesity. , “St. Christopher’s ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 For ... even when memory is still within the normal range, ... warning signs of future decline. This merits a closer ... in the August 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch ... that if they forget where their keys are they ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead recently ... program at the drug rehab center located in the ... 2001, Narconon Arrowhead is the flagship drug rehab center ... the United States for services there. Now, with such ... recent outcome studies as well as client reviews showing ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... BellasDress has recently showcased its beautifully made ... gorgeous styles. The company’s lot of hot styles, including ... one shoulder chiffon outfits and high low outfits. Now, ... purple prom dresses. As one of the most suppliers ... quality. Thus, all its items are of superb quality; ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Programs Announces Diet Plans That Melt Excess Fat Rapidly While Teaching Patients How to Avoid Obesity 2Health News:Diet Doc Medical Weight Loss Programs Announces Diet Plans That Melt Excess Fat Rapidly While Teaching Patients How to Avoid Obesity 3Health News:Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. to Feature St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Upcoming Episode 2Health News:Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. to Feature St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Upcoming Episode 3Health News:Worried About Changes in Your Memory? It's Worth A Closer Look, From the August 2014 Harvard Men's Health Watch 2Health News:Narconon Arrowhead Celebrates 4,300th Graduate from Program 2Health News:Narconon Arrowhead Celebrates 4,300th Graduate from Program 3Health News:BellasDress Creates Must-have Purple Prom Dresses for Prom Attendees 2
... Depression is sometimes called the common cold of mental health, ... important respects: It doesn’t go away in a week without ... in the same ways. // Though depression seems to affect ... reports the November issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter. ...
... The University of South Carolina School of Medicine has ... medical school to test an ultrasound device that could ... students are testing GE Healthcare’s LOGIQ E ultrasound equipment ... use of ultrasound technology across four years of medical ...
... cardiovascular diseases in China may improve symptoms of ... treatments, according to a new systematic review. ... tongxinluo improved angina patients’ electrocardiogram results. Overall, though, ... the medicine routinely benefits cardiac patients with angina. ...
... of Michigan have designed a nationwide program, named ... American churches// to extend its reach, and disseminate ... ,Through the program, researchers will enable educational materials ... importance of physical activity and healthy diet, consisting ...
... the Health Sciences (USU) in collaboration with European ... mobile peptic ulcer bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), ... thoroughfare for the bacterium which could throw up ... inflammatory conditions. These recent findings draw the support ...
... for eating disorder treatment, research and education professionals//, calls ... underweight models in fashion shows and in fashion magazines, ... height-to-weight ratio in keeping with the guidelines established by ... of a major fashion show in Spain to impose ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:School of Medicine, GE Introduce Ultrasound Pilot Study 2Health News:School of Medicine, GE Introduce Ultrasound Pilot Study 3Health News:Some Evidence Shows Chinese Herbal Medicine Helps Angina Patients 2Health News:Some Evidence Shows Chinese Herbal Medicine Helps Angina Patients 3Health News:Academy for Eating Disorders Calls for Ban on Underweight Models 2
(Date:8/1/2014)... , Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds ... Potassium Nitrate Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report ... reports to its research database. ... 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China ... research report on China ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Amar Singh , Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice ... causes on July 30. "Sorrento is deeply saddened ... colleague. Our immediate thoughts go to Amar,s family and friends," ... Executive Officer. Mr. Singh joined Sorrento in ...
(Date:7/31/2014)...  ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ) today announced ... ended June 30, 2014.  Revenue for the quarter was $415.2 ... (a 1 percent decrease on a constant currency basis). Net ... to the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Diluted earnings per ... percent compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2013.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 2Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 3Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 4Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 5Sorrento Announces the Unexpected Death of its Chief Business Officer 2RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 2RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 3RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 4RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 5RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 6RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 7RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 8RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 9RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 10RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 11RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 12RESMED Inc. Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 13
... Jan. 9, 2012    Lehigh Valley Technologies, Inc. (LVT) ... recently completed inspection by the U.S. Food and ... completed an onsite inspection with no Form 483 ... were no negative observations relating to cGMP (current ...
... Inc.,s ability to craft the pessary balloons that enhance ... commitment to premium quality output and complete mastery of ... Today,s pessaries are precision-manufactured medical devices that provide pelvic ... variety of gynecologic conditions, including prolapse. In years past, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MedPlast's Pessary Balloon Manufacture Showcases Multi-Function Technical Mastery 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: