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Alcohol

Reducing heavy alcohol intake: a lifeline for cardiovascular health

Can reducing heavy alcohol intake significantly lower cardiovascular risk, or is the damage already done?

Does the timing of sleep loss during the night impact subsequent negative metabolic effects?

A recent study claims that late-night sleep loss is more damaging than early-night sleep loss, but the data leave ample room for doubt

Is low-to-moderate alcohol consumption beneficial for longevity?

There is a common belief that low-to-moderate consumption of alcohol has unique health benefits. What does the evidence show?

Reassessing the relationship between alcohol intake and cardiovascular disease risk

Mendelian randomization offers clearer insights than epidemiology or randomized trials to date

Could a psoriasis drug find new purpose in treating alcohol use disorder?

Recent pilot research suggests that the psoriasis drug apremilast may have promise in curbing excessive drinking in those with alcohol use disorder.

#262 – AMA #49: Heart rate recovery, strength training, rucking, kidney function, and brain health

[Heart rate recovery] is one of the metrics that we should care about just as we care about VO2 max and just as we care about resting heart rate.” —Peter Attia

Don’t drink and science: why a study on the cognitive effects of wine and cheese is sheer stupidity

A study claiming that daily consumption of cheese and wine may improve long-term cognition seems more like a bad joke than reliable science.

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A “miracle pill” for hangover prevention?

A quick search for “hangover prevention” will send you down a rabbit hole of advice. While staying hydrated and not drinking too much are obvious solutions, there’s a new hangover pill called Myrkl that’s garnering much attention. In this article, you’ll find out exactly what is in these pills, whether they might actually work (or not), and potential downsides. 

Alcohol, sleep, and stress: A self-fulfilling prophecy

This audio clip is from our sleep series with Matthew Walker, Ph.D., episode #126 — Matthew Walker, Ph.D.: Sleep and…

The impact of alcohol on sleep

This audio clip is from our “Ask Me Anything” episode #31 – Heart rate variability (HRV), alcohol, sleep, and more,…

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