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Tea drinkers have lower rates of heart disease

In comparison to coffee, tea drinkers have lower rates of heart disease and cancer, alth...ll be done on the benefits of tea.// Generally tea drinkers are less likely to have heart disease or cancer, although the reason is still unknown. One likely...

Less drinking less stroke

...ve fewer strokes than either abstainers or heavier drinkers who consume more than 15 drinks per week, according to US researchers. Dr Kenneth Mukamal and colleagues at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston found that moderate alcohol consumption among elderly patients appeared to protect against age...

Alcohol linked to brain activity

...ve impact on brain function. But light-to-moderate drinkers had fewer 'silent' strokes and white matter lesions than either abstainers or heavier drinkers. A silent stroke also affects brain function, but often goes unnoticed at the time when it actually occurs. White matter lesions are areas of scarring or...

The bad combination

...have to drink more to feel drunk than non-smoking drinkers – placing them at greater risk of damage to their ...roduct of alcohol breakdown, would not.So in heavy drinkers who smoke, acetaldehyde would build up and have an adverse effect on the brain, liver and heart, the...

Quit coffee and help your heart

A new study from Brazil has found that coffee drinkers who quit drinking caffeinated filtered coffee cut ...valuated blood samples from 222 non-smoking coffee drinkers between the ages of 25 and 70. The otherwise healthy volunteers were randomly split into three group...

Arterial stiffness prevented by light drinking

...h. In the U-shaped relationship, light to moderate drinkers enjoy more health benefits than either abstainers ...d that arterial stiffness of non-drinkers or heavy drinkers in the same age group was 12-33 per cent higher than for the moderate drinkers. The effect increased...

Cirrhosis linked to genes

...gh risk of developing the disease.One in six heavy drinkers develop organ damage and teams in several UK centres are studying what makes this group particularly vulnerable.// Dr West's team has identified an antibody response to alcohol consumption which is linked to polymorphisms - genetic variants found i...

Drink alcohol for intelligence

...ts higher than men who did not drink at all. Women drinkers scored 2.5 points higher than teetotallers. Seni...ossible benefits to cognitive function, while wine drinkers tended to eat more cheese, which may have a similar effect. "I don't think I would want to tell so...

Alcoholics are prone to disability

... with respect to work or sedentary activity. Heavy drinkers ran a 10 per cent greater risk. These were people ...auses the disability. They also found that problem drinkers not disabled at the start of the study tended to become so over time....

Science of swooning

...r a couple of drinks is a common problem for heavy drinkers and the scientist have found a solution which was a mystery until now.It may support the potentialities of a night out. Researchers at the University of Ohio College of Medicine and the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota say the effect of alcohol on blood ves...

Alcohol decreases risk of dementia

...the next six years, it was found that the moderate drinkers had a 70 per cent reduction in the risk of vascular dementia - which is caused by an impairment of blood flow to the brain. For all kinds of dementia, the risk was decreased by 40 per cent. It may be that alcohol protects against dementia in much t...

Drinkers and smokers are at risk

... have to drink more to feel drunk than non-smoking drinkers – placing them at greater risk of damage to their ...roduct of alcohol breakdown, would not.So in heavy drinkers who smoke, acetaldehyde would build up and have an adverse effect on the brain, liver and heart, the...

Advantages of Red Wine

...hers from France observed in a study that red wine drinkers have increased HDL cholesterol, commonly referred ...ho drink every now and then, those who are regular drinkers and those who are heavy drinkers. As alcohol consumption shot up, so did HDL levels. The researchers...

Caffeine fights Gallstones

...ers removed. The study also suggested that coffeee drinkers had a 25% lesser chance of gallstones than non-drinkers. Dr. Leitzman, an investigator at the National Cancer Institute suggested that caffeine might be the protective ingredient in reducing risk of gallstones. He added that previous studies have pr...

Caffeine is not the only culprit in coffee!

Heavy drinkers of coffee have been said to suffer from the negati...d 48 volunteers in the study who were heavy coffee drinkers (at least six cups each day) with no history of heart or gastrointestinal disease. All volunteers we...

Hypertensives could benefit regular alcohol consumption

...oprotein(a) concentrations were 21% lower in light drinkers (those consuming up to 20 grams of ethanol daily), 26% lower in moderate drinkers (21-50 grams daily) and 57% lower in heavy drinkers (over 50 grams daily) when compared to teetotall...

Tea helps protect Heart disease

...en tea consumption and mortality. The heaviest tea drinkers had a significantly lower mortality rate than non-tea drinkers. However critics argue that people who drink tea might be expected to live healthier lifestyles than people who don't drink tea....

A Drink a Day may Keep Diabetes Away

...ith most studies showing a higher risk among heavy drinkers and a lower risk among light to moderate drinkers. Scientists speculate lighter drinking may have a positive effect //because alcohol increases insulin sensitivity and slows blood sugar intake from a meal. Most of these studies, however, have been co...

Alcohol and Sun Don’t Mi

...and were more likely to develop blisters. However, drinkers did not report spending more time in the sun than nondrinkers. Investigators say alcohol use may blunt the immediate sensation of sunburn, which prevents subtle behavioral changes that could decrease further exposure to UV light and additional skin d...

Link Between Alcohol Consumption And Cardiovascular Disease

...tivator inhibitor (PAI-1). Results show moderate drinkers had the lowest levels of IL-6 and CPR in comparison to non-drinkers. However, those who consumed high levels of alcohol had higher levels of IL-6 and CPR in comparison to non-drinkers and moderate drinkers. Specialists say, IL-6 and CPR are strong ...

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