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Scientists Move to Harness Red Wine Compound's Power

Research focuses on resveratrol's ability to damage bad cells and help others

Posted: April 28, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Women Wine Drinkers Less Likely to Suffer Dementia

Preference for wine reduces risk by up to 70 percent, study finds

Posted: April 14, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Diabetes Patients May Benefit From Wine

Several servings a day could help regulate sugar levels

Posted: April 9, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Compound Found in Red Wine Could Reduce Hypertension in Postmenopausal Women, Study Finds

Research from Spain performed on rats shows that polyphenols found naturally in red wine may keep blood vessels healthy in older, hypertensive women

Posted: March 20, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Any Time Is a Good Time to Start Drinking Wine to Help the Heart, Study Suggests

People who took up moderate alcohol consumption even after reaching their mid-40s were less likely to have heart troubles—especially if they chose wine

Posted: March 11, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinkers Less Likely to Develop Deadly Diseases, Study Finds

Though beverage type was not a factor with certain ailments, wine was particularly effective in lowering the risk of heart disease

Posted: February 29, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Wine Waste May Help Protect Teeth One Day, Study Finds

Chemicals found naturally in winemaking leftovers prove effective against harmful bacteria that cause plaque and tooth decay

Posted: January 25, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinkers Who Also Exercise Likely to Live Longer, Study Finds

A long-term study of nearly 12,000 people in Denmark found a reduced risk of life-threatening ailments among those who both drank alcohol and exercised regularly

Posted: January 15, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Light to Moderate Drinking Could Help Keep Legs Healthy, Study Finds

The consumption of alcohol was found to reduce the risk of an ailment known to cause leg pain and cramping

Posted: January 9, 2008  By Jacob Gaffney

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Drinking Wine Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Cancer

Examination of several previous studies found a possible correlation between different types of alcohol and lung cancer, but not with wine

Posted: December 13, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Spanish Sparkling Wine Reduces Symptoms of Arterial Disease, Study Finds

In a clinical trial of 20 healthy men, drinking cava reduced inflammatory markers associated with atherosclerosis more than drinking gin

Posted: November 20, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Some Red Wines Help Kill Foodborne Pathogens, Study Finds

While consuming red wine won't necessarily prevent or cure bacterial infections, it won't hurt helpful bacteria in the body

Posted: November 13, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red Wine Compound Helps Regulate Insulin, Research Finds

Even at relatively low doses, resveratrol may help stave off the onset of type 2 diabetes

Posted: October 26, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Improve Memory, Study Finds

Rats that consumed moderate amounts of alcohol performed best on cognitive and memory tests

Posted: October 22, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red Wine Helps Circulation in the Young as Well as the Old, Study Finds

It doesn't take a lifetime to benefit, as short-term consumption resulted in increased antioxidants and better cholesterol levels

Posted: October 11, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Drinking Alcohol Linked to Higher Risk of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

In contrast to previous studies, both moderate and heavy drinking were associated with a rise in breast cancer, regardless of beverage preference

Posted: September 28, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Mediterranean Diet Helps Alzheimer's Patients Live Longer, Study Finds

Results suggest that the wine-friendly diet is helpful across a broad range of health concerns—and healthy living in general

Posted: September 12, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red Wine Compound Reduces Prostate Tumor Risk, Study Finds

Mice fed resveratrol showed an 87 percent lower risk of getting prostate tumors

Posted: September 5, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Light to Moderate Drinking May Not Increase Risk of Stroke in Men, Study Finds

In a long-term study of Chinese men, those who consumed moderate amounts of alcohol had less risk of suffering either of two types of stroke

Posted: August 23, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red Wine May Protect the Brain from Alcohol-Related Damage, Study Finds

Compounds naturally found in red wine may protect the hippocampus from damage that other types of alcohol can cause

Posted: July 30, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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