Douglas De Jesus

Editorial Assistant

About

Douglas De Jesus joined Wine Spectator in 1999 and was promoted to WineSpectator.com assistant producer in 2017.

Born and bred in New York, De Jesus earned a degree in nursing in 2012 and is a regular contributor to the website's health section.

Can I drink wine if I have the flu?
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Can I drink wine if I have the flu?

Consuming alcohol while experiencing a respiratory illness may be questionable. However, …

Mar 4, 2020
Scientists Link Moderate Wine Consumption to a Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease
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Scientists Link Moderate Wine Consumption to a Lower Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease

Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that one to two drinks a day lowered risk by 29 percent

Feb 19, 2020
Moderate Wine Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease
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Moderate Wine Consumption Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease

A new study suggests that moderate alcohol consumption may significantly lower the risk of …

Nov 13, 2019
I suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Can I still drink?
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I suffer from peripheral neuropathy. Can I still drink?

Sufferers of peripheral neuropathy not associated with alcohol may still be able to enjoy …

Aug 7, 2019
Heading to Mars? You Might Want to Pack Some Wine
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Heading to Mars? You Might Want to Pack Some Wine

Astronauts lose muscle and bone mass during long space flights; researchers find that the …

Jul 23, 2019
Is it true that tasting wine can keep your mind sharp?
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Is it true that tasting wine can keep your mind sharp?

According to Dr. Gordon Shepherd, author of Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste …

Apr 3, 2019
Is it true that resveratrol may be beneficial to traumatic brain injury recovery?
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Is it true that resveratrol may be beneficial to traumatic brain injury recovery?

Is it true that the red-wine compound resveratrol may be beneficial to traumatic brain …

Mar 6, 2019
How soon after a concussion can I start drinking wine?
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How soon after a concussion can I start drinking wine?

A concussion is an injury to the brain that alters normal neurological function, and adding …

Feb 20, 2019
Why does alcohol make me warm when I drink it?
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Why does alcohol make me warm when I drink it?

There are several causes for that warm, cozy feeling you get when you have a glass of …

Feb 6, 2019

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