...Health info at your doorstep

Tag: Study Reveals

Alcohol Use Biggest Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Reveals

Alcohol Use Biggest Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Reveals

NEWS
Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This is according to a nationwide observational study, published in The Lancet PublicHealth journal, of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France. This study looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorders, and included people who had been diagnosed with mental and behavioural disorders or chronic diseases that were attributable to chronic harmful use of alcohol. Of the 57,000 cases of early-onset dementia (before the age of 65), the majority (57%) were related to chronic heavy drinking. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines chronic heavy drinking as consuming more than 60 grams pure alcohol on average per day for ...
Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men’s Heart Failure Risk, Study Reveals

Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men’s Heart Failure Risk, Study Reveals

Men's Health, NEWS
Obviously, some men love working out. For instance, if you take a stroll to fitness centres in most cities in the country you will find men who get real pleasure out of pushing themselves hard at the gym. These classes of men understand that regular physical activity and its health benefits would always be a part of their life. However, on the other side are those class of men, some with pot belly (after consuming in most cases bottles of beer) who give a thousand excuses like stress, lack of time and other reasons, and so the idea of working out do not appeal to them at all. According to a research, men who get regular, moderate exercise, such as walking or cycling 20 minutes daily, seem to have a lower risk of heart failure than inactive men or those who have higher levels of activity. ...