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Youth Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure

istockphoto Young adults who regularly binge drink have elevated blood pressure compared to those who drink occasionally, and could wind up with high blood pressure, researchers warn in a new study. Among binge-drinking young adults, investigators found that systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) is 2.6 to 4 points higher compared [...]

Loneliness as Bad as Obesity and Heavy Smoking

While the elderly are more likely to live alone, younger adults are likelier to have their life expectancy cut due to growing isolation, the researchers said. Loneliness is defined as living alone and social isolation as being lonely even when “surrounded by lots of people” said the study conducted at Brigham Young University in Utah, [...]

Double Your Five-A-Day Fruit And Veg To Live Longer

A healthy diet should include 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day, doubling the five-a-day official advice, say British health experts. The research, which involved a 12-year study, also found that vegetables were four times healthier than fruit. The study, by University College London, found that eating large quantities of fruit and vegetables significantly [...]