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Red Wine Could Become the Toast of the Milky Way

With Bordeaux pricing becoming astronomical this recent piece of news caught my eye and made me smile. Apparently red wine could become the toast of the Milky Way according to Gerald Weissmann, M.D., Editor-in-Chief of the journal Federation of the … Continue reading

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Headache Free Genetically Modified Wine Yeast to be Used in Canada

Canada has given the go ahead for vintners to use a genetically modified wine yeast that is said to prevent headaches. The yeast, known by the trade name ML01, was developed at the University of British Columbia and is able … Continue reading

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Resveratrol in Red Wine Found to Boost Drug for Breast Cancer

New research has found that Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, can help boost a cancer drug’s ability to suppress breast cancer cells. Researchers from Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner Research Institute have discovered that when Resveratrol is combined with the … Continue reading

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Wine, Allergies and Headaches

Katherine Donnelly writing for the Irish Independent wrote a piece recently: “Wine Without the Headache” which reported that a team at the University of Southern Denmark have found that compounds known as glycoproteins, formed during the fermentation process, are the … Continue reading

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Wine, Allergies and Headaches

Katherine Donnelly writing for the Irish Independent wrote a piece recently: “Wine Without the Headache” which reported that a team at the University of Southern Denmark have found that compounds known as glycoproteins, formed during the fermentation process, are the … Continue reading

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Red Wine Could Prevent Eye Disease

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that Resveratrol, found in grape skins (and consequently red wine) can protect blood vessels in the eyes from being damaged by old age. The study was published … Continue reading

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Red Wine May Shield Brain from Stroke Damage

Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have discovered the way in which red wine consumption may protect the brain from damage following a stroke. Two hours after feeding mice a single modest dose of resveratrol, a compound found in the … Continue reading

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Red Wine May Shield Brain from Stroke Damage

Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have discovered the way in which red wine consumption may protect the brain from damage following a stroke. Two hours after feeding mice a single modest dose of resveratrol, a compound found in the … Continue reading

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Red Wine Drinkers Gain Less Weight

There is good news for women who enjoy a glass of red wine – researchers have found that regular moderate female drinkers were less likely to become obese after a 13 year study of more than 19,000 women. The research … Continue reading

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Red Wine Drinkers Gain Less Weight

There is good news for women who enjoy a glass of red wine – researchers have found that regular moderate female drinkers were less likely to become obese after a 13 year study of more than 19,000 women. The research … Continue reading

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