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Magazine Archives: April 30, 2003

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

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: April 30, 2003


Moderate consumption of wine or beer may help rid the body of a type of bacteria long suspected of causing peptic ulcers, according to a team of researchers in the United Kingdom. Helicobacter pylori, which can burrow holes in the stomach wall, may be responsible for most peptic ulcers.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 2003.


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