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Heavy Drinking, long-Term Abstinence Contribute Risk to Dementia

Researchers said on Friday that heavy drinking or long-term abstinence could both contribute to increased risk of developing dementia. Researchers from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and UCL investigated the association between midlife alcohol consumption and risk of dementia into early old age. Their findings are based on 9,087 British civil servants aged between 35 […]

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Consumption Of Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Increases Risk Of Oral Cancer

Scholars from University of California, San Francisco (UC San Francisco) have found that people who consume E-cigarettes and tobacco product are more likely to develop oral cancer, a U.S. non-profit advocating oral health said over the weekend. The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) said UC San Francisco researchers Benjamin Chaffee and Neal Benowitz, the co-author of a paper on […]

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TOP surgeon reveals how much water you should drink a day in heatwave

Bhaskar Somani, a consultant urological surgeon, said attitudes towards water consumption “remained poor” even among those at higher risk of health problems A leading surgeon says a “radical culture change” towards drinking water is required to help the country stay hydrated during the heatwave . Bhaskar Somani, a consultant urological surgeon at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, said attitudes […]

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Why Restaurants Won’t Seat You Without a Complete Party

It was 7 p.m. and below freezing outside when we walked into Little Tong, the super popular noodle shop in Manhattan’s East Village. I arrived with three other friends; a fourth was stuck on the subway, something that happens with increasing regularity in New York City. The restaurant was snug and warm, a relief from the cold night. And, even […]

The world's most popular beverage really does help people live longer, according to new research
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Drinking SIX cups of coffee a day ‘helps you live longer

The surprising results come from one of the biggest studies of its kind on mortality rates of almost half a million middle aged and elderly coffee drinkers Drinking at least six cups of coffee a day can help you live longer according to scientists – even though this is TWICE the daily recommended limit. The world’s most popular beverage really […]

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NHS to cut 17 routine procedures including tonsil removal, varicose vein surgery and breast reduction to save £200m

Operations for haemorrhoids, snoring and benign skin lesions could also be slashed under NHS England’s new proposals The NHS plans to cut back on 17 procedures to save £200million a year, including breast reductions, tonsil removals and snoring operations. Varicose vein surgery, haemorrhoid operations and procedures to remove benign skin lesions could also be slashed under the proposals. The plans, […]

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Japan Luxury Showcase highlights Japan as a luxury destination

Sydney Office invited a mix of 5 product managers and travel advisors from Australia on a 6-night fully hosted tour of Japan from 16-22 June 2018. The purpose of the famil was to introduce local luxury travel professionals to the idyllic Shinshu region, an ideal luxury travel destination year-round, but particularly in the summertime due to its temperate climate and […]

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Grilled and well-done meat, chicken, fish increase hypertension risk

A new study urges caution when cooking, after finding that a regular intake of grilled and well-done meat, chicken or fish could increase the risk of high blood pressure. Researchers suggest that how we cook our meat may influence our hypertension risk. The new research was led by Gang Liu, Ph.D., of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. […]