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What a Waste! Grape Pomace Kills Food-Spoiling Bacteria

In a Turkish study, the grape skins, seeds and stems left over after winemaking proved deadly to E. coli, salmonella and staph.

Posted: September 23, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinking May Not Affect Chance of Repeat Heart Attack, Study Finds

The researchers found that light-to-moderate alcohol consumption neither helped nor hurt recovery from heart failure.

Posted: September 3, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Study Claims Prickly Pear Extract May Ease Hangovers

Researchers found that drinkers who took the extract had a 50 percent lower chance of experiencing severe hangover symptoms.

Posted: August 28, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Thinking About a Glass of Wine? New Study Finds Moderate Drinkers May Have Superior Cognitive Skills

London researchers report that all drinkers, especially women, performed better than nondrinkers on exams that tested brain power.

Posted: August 16, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinking May Keep Women's Bones Stronger, Study Finds

Research on female twins in England found that those who drank moderately had denser bones than their twin sisters who drank rarely.

Posted: August 2, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red-Wine Compound Makes Basic Organisms Live Longer, Study Finds

A new investigation into longevity reveals that adding resveratrol to the diets of earthworms and fruit flies increases their life spans

Posted: July 23, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Wine Consumption May Not Lead to Gout, Study Finds

Spirits and beer are linked to a significantly higher risk of gout, but drinking wine is not.

Posted: July 8, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Wine Drinking May Decrease Ovarian Cancer Risk, Study Finds

In Australia, women who drank two glasses a day had a 50 percent lower risk of the disease than nondrinkers did.

Posted: June 24, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Compound Found in Red Wine May Kill Breast Cancer Cells, New Research Finds

Resveratrol killed cancer cells in a petri dish, but may not work the same way in people, the scientists caution.

Posted: June 12, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinking Not Linked to Brain Damage, But Heavy Drinking Is, Study Finds

Over several years, having more than three drinks a day may lead to memory loss and a decline in motor functioning.

Posted: June 3, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Diageo to Begin Selling Wines as "Low Carb"

Under new ruling, company will list calorie and carbohydrate content on its BV Coastal, Sterling Vintners and Century Cellars bran

Posted: April 20, 2004  By Dana Nigro

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United States to Allow Wine Labels to List Calories and Carbohydrates

Federal bureau issues temporary regulations on nutritional statements for alcohol beverages.

Posted: April 13, 2004  By Dana Nigro

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Moderate Drinking Cuts Health Risks for Men With Hypertension, Study Finds

Daily alcohol consumption reduced the risk of cardiovascular heart disease by 44 percent; weekly and monthly drinkers also saw benefits.

Posted: April 12, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinking Not Linked to Irregular Heartbeat, Study Says

However, people who consume more than three drinks per day have a higher incidence of atrial fibrillation -- a risk factor for strokes.

Posted: March 31, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Sherry May Be Good for Heart Health Too, Study Finds

Rats that drank Sherry daily tended to have lower levels of bad cholesterol, according to research from Spain.

Posted: March 29, 2004  By Jacob Gaffney

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Wine May Put an End to Peptic Ulcer Bacteria, Study Shows

Posted: April 30, 2003  By Jacob Gaffney

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Light Drinkers Face No Added Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted: January 19, 1999  By Dana Nigro

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New Studies Link Wine and Health Benefits

Posted: January 5, 1999  By Dana Nigro

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