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More Alcohol, Less Brain: An Association That Begins with Just One Drink A Day

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that light-to-moderate alcohol intake was linked with reductions in overall brain volume. Heavier the alcohol consumption greater was the impact.

Frequent Use of Painkillers Associated with Higher Risk of Tinnitus in Women

A recent study shows frequent use of painkillers such as Aspirin, Acetaminophen, and Advil is associated with a higher risk of tinnitus in women.

Social Isolation and Loneliness Increase Heart Disease Risk in Senior Women

A new study shows a 27% increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and loneliness.

Brain Function Boosted by Daily Physical Activity in Middle-Aged, Older Adults

A new study finds daily physical activity boost brain function and cognitive performances in middle-aged, older adults.

Illegal Gold Mining Turns Pristine Rainforests into Mercury Sinks

Illegal gold mining in Peruvian amazon turns pristine rainforests into heavily polluted mercury sinks--reports a new study.

Genes Newly Linked to Longer Human Lifespan

A group of genes that play an essential role in building components of our cells can also impact human lifespan, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.

Supplement Boosts Muscle, Mitochondria Health

An oral supplement intended to stimulate a natural body process appears to promote muscle endurance and mitochondrial health in humans.

Olive Oil Intake Associated with Low Risk of CVD Mortality

Consuming more than 7 grams (>1/2 tablespoon) of olive oil per day is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease mortality, cancer mortality, neurodegenerative disease mortality, and respiratory disease mortality.