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Some drinking tied to longer life post-breast cancer

Women with breast cancer who had a few alcoholic drinks per week before their diagnosis were slightly less likely to die from their cancer, according to a study that followed newly-diagnosed patients for 11 years, on average.

Moderate drinking before and after a breast cancer diagnosis was also tied to better heart health and fewer deaths from non-cancer causes, the study team found.

 

 

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Heavy drinkers may risk brain bleed at a young age: study

Heavy drinkers may risk brain bleed at a young age: study | Longevity science | Scoop.it

(Reuters) - People who drink heavily - at least four drinks a day - may be at risk of suffering a brain hemorrhage at a relatively early age.

 

Although the study itself does not prove that drinking = stroke, the patients who did drink heavily were twice as likely to die. And at a younger age.

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