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Drinking Alcohol May Halt Arthritis, Research Finds

Mice given moderate amounts of alcohol were less likely to develop arthritis and to become crippled by it

Posted: January 16, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinking Decreases Risk of Heart Attack in Men With Hypertension, Study Finds

Harvard research finds that giving up responsible alcohol consumption may not be necessary for men with high blood pressure

Posted: January 9, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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British Scientists Identify Potent Heart-Helping Compound in Red Wine

More tannic styles of wine contain a polyphenol--and no, it's not resveratrol--involved in maintaining healthy blood vessels

Posted: January 5, 2007  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red Wine Better Than White at Reducing Risk of Colon Cancer, Research Suggests

Previous research only looked at wine drinkers in general, but closer analysis found wide variation between red- and white-wine drinkers

Posted: December 26, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Light and Moderate Drinkers Live Longer, According to Research

Pooled research from studies around the world finds drinking in moderation reduces risk of death by any cause

Posted: December 14, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinkers Use Medicare Less, Study Finds

A comparison of alcohol consumption habits found that wine drinkers spent less on health care

Posted: December 4, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red-Wine Component Boosts Endurance in Mice, Study Finds

Humans may experience the same benefit, according to the lead author

Posted: November 17, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red-Wine Compound Limits Damage Done by Stroke, Researchers Claim

Mice fed resveratrol had up to 40 percent less brain damage after a stroke when compared to rodents on a standard diet

Posted: November 15, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red-Wine Compound Keeps Chubby Mice Alive Longer, Study Finds

Obese mice lived 31 percent longer when their high-calorie diets were supplemented with resveratrol

Posted: November 2, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Do Drinkers Make for Better Thinkers?

Two studies suggest that is the case for older women who drink light to moderate amounts of alcohol

Posted: October 19, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Drinking Cabernet Cuts Risk of Alzheimer's, at Least in Mice

Holding promise for humans, new research finds that giving mice red wine daily reduced mental decline

Posted: October 3, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Drinking Wine May Not Lead to Heartburn, Research Finds

Acid reflux may be due to factors other than dietary choices

Posted: August 14, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Sticking to a Mediterranean Diet May Help Curb Alzheimer's

Moderate wine drinkers who consumed large quantities of fish and fresh produce had a 40 percent lower risk of cognitive decline

Posted: August 4, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Some Wine Grapes Brim With Sleep Aid, Study Finds

Nebbiolo contains high amounts of melatonin, while Cabernet Franc has hardly any

Posted: July 17, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red-Wine Compound May Be Good for the Gums, Study Finds

Resveratrol reduced the amount of gingivitis-related bacteria by up to 60 percent in lab tests

Posted: May 22, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Wine Drinkers Are Healthier Shoppers Than Beer Drinkers, Study Finds

Research examined 3.5 million supermarket receipts in Denmark

Posted: February 28, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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In Study, Red-Wine Compound Extends the Lifespan of Fish

The first research with vertebrates found that large amounts of resveratrol increased longevity by up to 59 percent

Posted: February 27, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinking May Protect Against Stroke, Regardless of Race or Gender, Research Finds

A study of more than 3,100 New Yorkers found that a drink or two a day reduced the risk by around 50 percent

Posted: January 24, 2006  By Jacob Gaffney

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A Drink or Two a Day May Keep Off Extra Pounds

New research reveals that light to moderate alcohol consumption is not linked to obesity

Posted: December 27, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Wine Compound May Help Cut Risk of Alzheimer's Disease, Study Finds

Resveratrol may hold therapeutic potential for clearing plaques linked to the degenerative brain ailment

Posted: November 16, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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