Tuesday, October 24, 2006

HealthLines: October 24, 2006

Looking at heart attacks, "an analysis found that the lowest risk was in the two-drink group, the authors said, and the highest risk among the nondrinkers…"
Two drinks daily help men avoid heart attack: study (Reuters)

Six percent of college students gain15 pounds or more their freshman year, but on average…
'Freshman 15' really 5 or 7, but the gains don't stop (CNN)

Warning: this article may bend your brain into a pretzel. Just read it through a couple of times… it's fascinating. Basically, "seeking out the most attractive mate may be unhealthy for any offspring…"
'Fruit fly dating game' provides clues to our reproductive prowess (EurekAlert)

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