Articles tagged with: Alcohol
Headline: “A firm handshake and brisk walk could be indicators of a longer life expectancy, researchers claim.”
Story: Researchers think they have identified the 4 physical tasks that seem to correlate with longer life. They found people who performed better at 1) gripping, 2) walking, 3) rising from a chair, and 4) balancing on one leg “tended to live to a riper age”. In theory then, an exercise program that involves getting up out of your chair repeatedly while squeezing is the ultimate exercise regime for those seeking to live a …
If you haven’t yet heard, recent studies have shown that women can reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by adopting a healthy lifestyle. Breast cancer is one of the cancers that has a strong genetic link, so for those who might be at a greater risk of developing it later in life, this is big news, as anything you can do to reduce your risk is obviously important.
According to Xanth Kleinig from The Daily Telegraph, “A major review of research by the World Cancer Research Fund blamed alcohol, lack …
Really bad it seems!
In the May 2nd 2009 edition of the Good Weekend Magazine there was an article about the hazards of excessive drinking. It was specifically looking at women, but it discussed the topic in general as well, and I was so surprised by some of the stats that I thought I should share them:
“The lifetime relative risk of death (that’s right, DEATH!) from an alcohol related disease MORE THAN TRIPLES when consumption goes from 2 to 3 standard drinks a day”.
“At 10 standard drinks a day, women have …