Cirrhosis-related mortality rates increasing in U.S. since 2009
Cirrhosis-related mortality increased in the U.S. since 2009 with rates varying by age, ethnicity and region, according to a recently published report. “Projected increases in...
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Alcohol-related Cirrhosis Deaths Soar Among Young Adults
Cirrhosis caused due to alcohol consumption has caused a large number of deaths among young adults across almost all American states.
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Drinking Alcohol in Moderate May Improve Fertility in Men
Drinking alcohol in moderate boosts male fertility by improving total sperm count, sperm volume and sperm concentration say, researchers.
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Study finds link between DNA methylation and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
DNA methylation is a molecular process that helps enable our bodies to repair themselves, fight infection, get rid of environmental toxins, and even to think. But sometimes...
7 hours ago - News Medical
Alcohol-related cirrhosis mortality on the rise among young adults
Deaths from cirrhosis rose in all but one state between 1999-2016, with increases seen most often among young adults, a new study shows.
10 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Moderate alcohol consumption may boost male fertility
The question of whether alcohol intake affects male reproductive function is controversial. In a new study, moderate alcohol intake was linked with higher semen volume, sperm...
12 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Total Calories in Alcohol? This Is How Many Are In Your Favorite Drinks
Weight loss can be a real challenge... Especially if you regularly drink alcoholic beverages. This is because alcoholic drinks tend to be high in calories, and we tend to drink...
13 hours ago - Diet vs Disease
Alcohol-related cirrhosis deaths skyrocket in young adults
Liver disease deaths jumped by 65 percent in the United States, from 1999-2016, disproportionately affecting adults ages 25-34. The increase in deaths among young adults was...
14 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 4 articles
DNA methylation related to liver disease among obese patients, study shows
Researchers have identified how DNA methylation is associated with a condition known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease , which can lead to liver cirrhosis and death, and is...
15 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 4 articles
Death Rates From Liver Disease Mount Across Much of US
Death rates from liver disease continue to climb across much of the country. It is particularly concerning with regard to young Americans who use alcohol to excess. Medscape...
16 hours ago - Medscape - 4 articles
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Sensitivity to Bitter-Taste may be Associated with Cancer Risk
Link found between high bitter-taste sensitivity and increased risk of cancer among older British women by a recent study that involves 5,500 women whose diet, lifestyle, and...
New Secret Help of Breast Cancer Identified
Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Protein X suppression has been found to assist the breast cancer to grow, finds a new study. miR-27b, a breast cancer oncogene promotes this suppression.
Children who undergo CT scans may be at a higher risk of brain cancer
Researchers, led by Dr Michael Hauptmann at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, found rates of cancer were 1.5 times higher in the children who had underwent at least one CT scan...
Heart Patient's Discharged Against Advice More Likely to Return Within 30 Days
Heart attack patients who get themselves discharged against medical advice are more likely to return to the hospital in a hurry, finds a new study.
Water: The Key to Understanding Sweetness
Perception of sweetness may depend on molecular interactions between specific sugars and water in the saliva.
Giving adrenaline to cardiac arrest patients DOUBLES risk of brain damage
Officials are now reviewing the guidelines given to paramedics and ambulance staff, after the Warwick University study cast doubt on the way people have been treated for decades.
Strategies to Reduce Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption in Young Children
Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have been linked to weight gain and other negative health effects, particularly in young children. It is important to identify...
Breath Tests May Help Detect Pancreatic Cancer Early
Breath tests may help detect pancreatic cancer early, when curative treatments may be possible. Breath analyses may also help identify patients with pancreatic cancer from...
Chronic Preoperative Opioid Use May Up Risk of Poor Outcomes
Patients who use opioid before total knee or hip replacement surgery for more than two months are at high risk of being readmitted in the hospital and undergoing repeat...
Whiten Your Teeth Using Nanoparticles
Nanoparticles are used as a safe and effective way to whiten the teeth instead of harmful treatments, says researcher from American Chemical Society.