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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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Alcohol May Act as a Blood Thinner, Study Finds

Moderate drinking may enhance blood flow, helping to prevent heart disease but increasing the risk of hemorrhage

Posted: November 8, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Light to Moderate Drinking Not Linked to Heart Arrhythmia, Study Finds

Heavy drinking may lead to an irregular heartbeat, but having a glass or two of wine daily doesn't increase the risk

Posted: November 2, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Risk of Diabetes Lowest for Moderate Drinkers, Study Finds

An analysis of research from around the world shows that alcohol consumption could play a role in prevention of the disease

Posted: October 18, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Drinking Wine May Protect Against Colorectal Cancer, Study Finds

Beer and spirits drinkers have a higher risk than wine drinkers

Posted: September 26, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Regular, Moderate Drinkers Are Less Likely to Be Obese, Study Finds

People who have a glass or two every day tended to weigh less than occasional drinkers and binge drinkers

Posted: September 7, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Breast Cancer Risk From Drinking May be Wiped Out by Eating Greens, Study Finds

Scientists report that a diet high in folic acid might eliminate any slight increase in cancer risk due to alcohol consumption

Posted: August 30, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Red Wine May Help Keep Vision Crystal Clear, Study Reports

Moderate wine drinkers had the fewest cases of cataracts in research conducted in Iceland

Posted: June 30, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Moderate Drinking May Help, Not Harm, Kidneys, Study Finds

Men who had a drink or so a day fared better on renal performance tests than abstainers

Posted: May 19, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Geneticists Find Clue to Red-Wine Compound's Role as Possible Cancer Fighter

Resveratrol may act by turning off genes that cause prostate cells to become cancerous

Posted: May 9, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Stick to a Mediterranean-Style Diet and Live Longer, New Study Claims

Adults throughout Europe extended their lifespan by eating and drinking in ways similar to those in Mediterranean areas

Posted: April 13, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Staying Upbeat: Women With Heart Disease May Benefit From Drinking Wine, Swedish Study Finds

Wine drinkers had healthier heart-rate variability than women who drank other beverages

Posted: March 15, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Message on a Bottle: Winery Wins Permission to Put Antioxidant Content on Labels

Willamette Valley Vineyards hopes that listing the amount of resveratrol in its wines will appeal to health-conscious buyers

Posted: February 24, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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Another Study Links Drinking to Better Brain Health in Elderly Women

When compared to nondrinkers, moderate drinkers had around a 50 percent lower risk of brain deterioration

Posted: January 31, 2005  By Jacob Gaffney

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