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A little wine boosts omega-3 in the body: Researchers find a novel mechanism for a healthier heart

... study suggests that wine does better than other alcoholic drinks. This effect could be ascribed to ... France, turned their attention on the variety of alcoholic beverages consumed in order to see whether the ... dietary habits and different consumption of alcoholic beverages types allowed us to explore this ....

Resveratrol prevents fat accumulation in livers of 'alcoholic' mice

... points to resveratrol as a possible treatment for alcoholic fatty liver disease, and as a way to prevent the ... to humans. The study, "Resveratrol alleviates alcoholic fatty liver in mice," was carried out by Joanne ... The findings suggest that resveratrol prevents alcoholic fatty liver by coordinating molecules that ...

LSUHSC public health researcher finds reason for weight gain

... tea without sugar (unsweetened or sweetened with artificial sweeteners) alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, spirits, and other alcoholic drinks). Each participant's daily nutrient, energy, and beverage ...

Beverage consumption a bigger factor in weight

... juice), coffee and tea with sugar, coffee and tea without sugar and alcoholic beverages. They found that at 37 percent sugar-sweetened beverages were ... Bloomberg School graduate. "Changes in the consumption of diet drinks and alcoholic beverages were inversely associated with weight loss, but were not ...

A research of the UGR shows the genetic predisposition to develop alcohol abuse

... of Granada participated in the research. There was at least one chronic alcoholic parent in each family. From birth, each subject presented predetermined ... people congregate in a park, street or any open public place to share alcoholic drinks and converse before entering bars, nightclubs, discos, etc.), Jos ...

Study reveals possible genetic risk for fetal alcohol disorders

... Although fetal alcohol syndrome was first recognized in children of alcoholic mothers, attention has shifted in recent years to moderate drinking ... in the study's experimental group consumed the equivalent of just two alcoholic beverages five times a week during breeding and pregnancy. After the ...

Discovery may provide new treatments for alcohol dependence

... environment -in other words, alcohol is no longer able to produce its addictive effects, that include reward searching behaviour (akin to craving in alcoholic patients). "If we can develop drugs that block the receptors for ghrelin, we could have a new effective treatment for alcohol dependence. It may ...

CU-Boulder study shows Maya intensively cultivated manioc 1,400 years ago

... tamales and tortillas and as a thickening agent for stews, he said. Since indigenous peoples in tropical South America use manioc today to brew alcoholic beverages, including beer, the CU-Boulder team will be testing ceramic vessels recovered from various structures at Ceren for traces of manioc. To ...

From the glass to the brain in 6 minutes

... the researchers examined what a "hangover" does to the brain magnetic resonance spectroscopy can possibly enable us to find out what substances in alcoholic beverages bring on the familiar "hangover". ...

AJCN study shows moderate alcohol consumption related to stronger bones

... (BMD) in older women. There are fewer studies investigating this relation in men or younger women, and none have considered different classes of alcoholic beverages (beer, wine, and liquor). To explore this issue further, an international team of experts headed by Katherine Tucker studied a cohort of ...

Evidence of earliest known domestic horses found in Kazakhstan

... of the Copper Age some 5,500 years ago. Mare's milk is still a staple of consumption in Kazakhstan where it's usually fermented into a slightly alcoholic drink called 'koumiss.' Additionally, examinations of ancient bone remains showed that horses were similar in shape to Bronze Age domestic horses ...

Moderate alcohol intake associated with bone protection

... greater bioavailability as a liquid. It is less clear why liquor and wine might protect BMD. "We cannot say definitively what component of these alcoholic drinks might be beneficial to bone health because our findings are from an observational study, as opposed to a clinical trial," Tucker said. "Future ...

Alcohol is associated with risk of perennial allergic rhinitis

... adult women. The study, published in the July issue of Clinical and Experimental Allergy , found that the risk increased 3% for every additional alcoholic drink per week. In contrast, the authors did not observe any increase in risk of seasonal allergic rhinitis according to alcohol intake. Allergic ...

Gene variation may elevate risk of liver tumor in patients with cirrhosis

... different patient population, the MGH team worked with colleagues from the Paul Brousse Hospital in Paris. Samples from this group, all of whom had alcoholic cirrhosis, also showed that patients with the G/G version of the EGF gene had a significantly greater risk of developing the liver tumor than did the ...

Light wine intake is associated with longer life expectancy in men

... than or equal to 20 grams per day (1 glass of alcoholic beverage contains 10 grams of alcohol, 1 ounce = ~30 mL of alcoholic beverage) compared to no alcohol intake was ... drank wine compared to those who did not drink alcoholic beverages. Life expectancy of wine users was ...

Investigating 'brain shrinkage' in alcoholics

... permanent and transient changes may occur in the alcoholic brain. "The most important permanent ... have no control over when in their course an alcoholic can be studied in the laboratory. By contrast, ... obtained, with ethical consent, from autopsies on alcoholic subjects. Scientists used modern molecular ...

Alcoholism, smoking and genetics among Plains American Indians

... 40 percent of the female alcoholics were smokers, only 12 percent of the alcoholic men and eight percent of the alcoholic women smoked heavily. "And three," she noted, "at least one third are ...

Common alternative treatment for liver disease is found to be ineffective

... may not have any significant influence on the course of patients with alcoholic liver disease or hepatitis B or C liver disease. These findings are ... of lipid perioxidation, which is frequent in all stages of liver damage in alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver disease. "The ironic fact is," notes Christian ...

Owl genomics presents a HEPATOCHIP for diagnosis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

... between normal, steatosis and NASH predisposed subjects. Non alcoholic steatohepatitis is a progressive disease of the liver of unknown etiology, ... by fatty acid accumulation, hepatocyte damage and inflammation resembling alcoholic hepatitis. NASH is a critical stage in the process that spans from hepatic ...

Friendly bacteria in alcoholic milkshake could fight food allergies

... Feeding babies alcoholic milk may help to protect against some food allergies. Kefir, a traditional fermented drink, is consumed in Eastern Europe as a health food, and is ...

Brains can recover from alcoholic damage but patients should stop drinking as soon as possible

... a test of attention and concentration. Only one patient seemed to continue to lose some brain volume, and this was also the patient who had been an alcoholic for the longest time. The leader of the research, Dr Andreas Bartsch from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany, said: "The core message from ...

Some people would give life or limb not to be fat

... between 15% and 30% also said they would rather walk away from their marriage, give up the possibility of having children, be depressed, or become alcoholic rather than be obese. Five percent and four percent, respectively, said they would rather lose a limb or be blind than be overweight. "We were ...

Finding paves way for better treatment of autoimmune disease

... attacking. This finding indicates a potential role for helping transplant patients keep new organs, the researchers say. Dr. Iwashima has an alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation grant to pursue alcohol's potential for helping isolate desirous regulatory cells. However, he cautions that his ...

Chocolate, wine, spicy foods may be OK for heartburn, Stanford study finds

... 15 to 20 years, the standard treatment for heartburn has been to cut out the aforementioned culinary joys - along with fried and fatty foods, all alcoholic and carbonated beverages, tobacco and mint - and to stop eating three hours before lying down. In addition, you're advised to keep your weight under ...

Variation in bitter-taste receptor gene increases risk for alcoholism

... is associated with an increased risk for alcohol dependence.The research team studied DNA samples from 262 families, all of which have at least three alcoholic individuals. The families are participating in a national study called the Collaborative Study of the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA). COGA ...

Hepatitis C responds best to combo of ribavirin and interferon, study concludes

... death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 170 million people worldwide are infected with HCV, and in the United States, alcoholic liver disease and chronic hepatitis C are the leading causes of cirrhosis. An additional estimated 25,000 new cases of HCV occur in the United States ...

Alcohol consumption disrupts breastfeeding hormones

... Despite age-old claims advising breastfeeding moms that alcoholic beverages can improve their nursing performance, researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center report that even moderate doses of alcohol affect ...

VCU Researchers Identify Networks Of Genes Responding To Alcohol In The Brain

... Miles said. "The genes identified in our studies may eventually lead to other studies that can evaluate an individual's risk for becoming an alcoholic or suffering certain complications from alcohol," he said. Also working on the study were the University of Tennessee Health Sciences; the ...
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