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Sandro Rosell
FC Barcelona President
Saturday, June 24, 2017

Health

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

Having a drink each day may help protect a person's heart against disease, a large-scale study suggests.

But don't bend that elbow too often: drinking to excess can increase your risk for a variety of heart problems, the study also showed.

Researchers tracked more than 1.9 million healthy British adults and found that having the occasional drink was tied to reductions in the risk of heart attack, sudden heart death, heart failure and stroke, compared to non-drinkers.

In the study, "moderate" drinking was defined as 7 pints of regular beer or 1.5 bottles of wine in one week, researchers said in background notes.

Drinking more than that increased the risk

The Maimonides Cancer Center, Brooklyn’s only full-service cancer center, was recently awarded the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

Maimonides is one of a select group of 22 accredited cancer programs across the nation to receive this honor, and one of only two in New York State for the year 2016.

“The official ‘stamp-of-approval’ with seven commendations from an independent agency of such stature is clear indication that we are

Some risk factors for B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma are the same in both groups, while others are unique to one or the other

New light has been shed on the interplay between genes, environment and disease with the publication of an Israeli study on risk factors for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) in Jewish and Arab populations.

As of 2012, Israel ranked first in the world in NHL incidence rates. This blood cancer represents the fifth most common malignancy in Israel and the eighth most common

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

Sprains, strains and tears are different types of injuries, and it's important to know how they differ, a sports massage therapist says.

A sprain is the overstretching or tearing of ligaments, which are the tissues that connect bones to each other and stabilize them.

"Sprains occur when the joint is forced into an unnatural position. They happen most often in the ankle but can occur at any joint, such as the

Toxic protein behind disease may simultaneously affect all parts of the nervous system inside and outside of the brain

Researchers from the Technion and Harvard are offering a new theory on how Parkinson’s disease develops that could change the way the neurological disease is treated.

Associate Professor Simone Engelender of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and her colleague Ole Isacson at Harvard Medical School say the toxic protein behind Parkinson’s may not spread like an