Health

Moderate alcohol consumption does not up stroke risk in A-fib

(HealthDay)—For patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), low-to-moderate alcohol intake is not associated with an increased risk for stroke or other cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Jan. 25 in ...

Medical research

Could an antibody drug help you shed pounds?

An experimental antibody drug that targets one of the body's key metabolism regulators may help obese people lose weight—at least briefly.

Cardiology

The dangers of hypertension in young adults

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a significant risk factor for heart disease and other major health issues. A recent JAMA study shows a large number of Americans between the ages of 18 and 44 aren't even aware that ...

Health

Alcohol intake linked to dementia risk

Researchers in the US have revealed that alcohol intake in later life is linked with dementia risk. The findings are published today (Friday 27 September) in the journal JAMA.

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