News tagged with red wine

For a healthy heart consider a red

Hippocrates used red wine to disinfect wounds. The Romans would add small amounts to their water supply to ensure purity. And in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Cornelius toasts to his nephew’s “better ...

Jul 30, 2012
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Does moderate wine consumption improve lung function?

A research team from the Netherlands assessed the impact of wine and resveratrol (a natural polyphenol found in high quantities in red wine) on lung function. It also looked at genetic factors and mechanisms by which resveratrol ...

Mar 08, 2012
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Love, chocolate good for the heart, cardiologist says

(Medical Xpress) -- Being involved in a healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart, says Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Julie Damp, M.D. “There are a couple of different theories behind why t ...

Feb 14, 2012
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Alcohol and your heart: Friend or foe?

A meta-analysis done by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) into the relationship between alcohol consumption and heart disease provides new insight into the long-held belief that drinking a glass of red wine ...

Jan 30, 2012
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