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Fine as North Dakota wine

ITHACA, NY Changing the label on a wine changed diners opinions of their wine, opinions of... Noahs Winery in North Dakota. In both cases, the wine was an inexpensive Charles Shaw wine. Those drinking what they thought was California wine, rated...

Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack

...nk primarily liquor. Women who preferred liquor to wine experienced a borderline increase in risk of heart... well as without, and in those who primarily drank wine or a variety of alcoholic beverages. Similar, but weaker, associations were found when patterns an...

'Star Trek'-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows

... Much like being able to identify the aromas from wine once the lexicon of wine-tasting is realized, radiologists - already experts in recognizing the visual differences between normal and pathological tissues - simply need to know what to look for and what it means. "They already have the skills, so i...

Electronic nose may help diagnose asthma

...ersion of a sensor that has been used in the food, wine and perfume industries. It is also being used as an aid against terrorism, to sniff out explosives or toxic chemicals in the air. An electronic nose responds to a given odor by generating a pattern, or "smell print," which is analyzed and compared ...

Double the death rate from cirrhosis for 'blue collar' men

...erienced by professionals. "The very low tax on wine means cask wine is often the beverage of choice for the poorest and most marginalised people." The study's findin...

Blueberries contain chemical that may help prevent colon cancer

...atrol, an antioxidant identified in grapes and red wine that also is recognized for its anticancer properties. Pterostilbene also is found in grapes, but it is more abundant in blueberries, the researchers say. In studies by other researchers, blueberries also have shown promise for protecting against ...

Organic is healthier: Kiwis prove that green is good

...of polyphenols, the healthy compounds found in red wine and coloured berries. They also had a higher overall antioxidant activity, as well as higher levels of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and important minerals compared with their conventionally grown counterparts (Journal of the Science of Food and Agricult...

Apple consumers reap heart-health benefits thanks to flavonoid content, says new research

...ere found to be one of three foods (along with red wine and pears) that decrease the risk of mortality for...oncluded that consumption of apples, pears and red wine were linked with the lowest risk for mortality related to both CHD and CVD (not just one or the othe...

Men with hypertension who drink moderate amounts of alcohol may have a lower risk of heart attack

...quency with which they drank beer, red wine, white wine and liquor. Cases of non-fatal MI, fatal heart disease and stroke were documented from 1986 to 2002. The results showed that, during that time span, 653 cases of total MI were documented, 279 fatal and 374 non-fatal. The authors found that consumi...

How your brain helps you become a wine expert

CHICAGO --- You don't need to sign up for pricey wine appreciation classes to parse the subtle difference between the black cherry bouquet of a pinot noir and the black currant scent of a cabernet sauvignon. Just pour yourself a couple glasses and sniff. Your brain will quickly help you become a modest ...

'Mindless Eating' is a nourishing read

...onvince a date that he had bought a bottle of fine wine for their picnic. All he did was have the liquor store clerk switch pricetags, so the poor girl thought she was drinking a $9.50 bottle of good stuff from Normandy instead of some $2 gem called "Night Train Express". One food expert called Wansink t...

NIH scientists honored for FDA-approved cervical cancer vaccine breakthrough

...cated at 1425 Madison Avenue and 98th Street and a wine and cheese reception in the Faculty Dining Room following the lecture from 6pm to 7pm where guests can interact with our distinguished guests from the NIH and additional prominent scientists. "I'm confident that we'll convert cancer from an early d...

Alcoholics Anonymous membership may decrease alcohol-related homicides

...ion breaking out consumption of beer, spirits and wine separately as well as deaths due to homicide for ...fects for spirits, beer and total alcohol but not wine consumption," said Mann. "This confirms that different alcoholic beverages may be more or less lik...

Chocolate, wine, spicy foods may be OK for heartburn, Stanford study finds

...ere on very bland diets and cutting out coffee and wine and everything that they enjoy - and basically the...ake sense. "If a patient comes in and states, 'Red wine really gives me terrible heartburn,' then it may be reasonable to say, 'Well, you could avoid it, or...

Bars and restaurants with regular staff meetings are less likely to sell alcohol to drunk patrons

... implications. "Those establishments serving only wine and beer may benefit from additional education and training on state alcohol policies," she said. "Next, there may be a need for 'refresher' courses in alcohol policies to help longer-term managers maintain their compliance with these state laws. F...

Hopkins study shows low-dose aspirin suppresses clumping of blood platelets in both sexes

...ct platelet activity, such as caffeine, chocolate, wine or grapefruit juice. Physical examinations and pill counts were conducted to ensure that all participants adhered to the study protocol. Because aspirin reaches its maximal effect in the body at five days, the researchers say a longer study testing...

Red wine components modulate tissue damage induced by bacteria in gum diseases

...searchers are finding that components found in red wine can help in preventing and treating inflammatory p...ain healthy gums. Their results indicated that red wine polyphenols significantly modulate several inflammatory components released by macrophages (a popula...

Wine drinkers have healthier diets than beer drinkers

People who buy wine also buy healthier food and therefore have healthi...by the BMJ today. Studies have shown that drinking wine is associated with lower mortality than drinking beer or spirits. Some studies have also suggested t...

New cocoa evidence on why plant foods are beneficial to cardiovascular health

...d in certain fruit and vegetables, green teas, red wine and purple grape juice, is especially abundant in certain cocoas. "This new insight into the bioactivity of flavanol nutrients is an important piece of information that will help us understand why diets rich in fruits and vegetables promote cardiova...

Increase in death rates from liver cirrhosis in Britain largest in western Europe

...ame increases in alcohol consumption, particularly wine and spirits, as the main reason for the rise in liver cirrhosis mortality. Total recorded alcohol consumption doubled between 1960 and 2002. They add that increases in the rates of heavy drinking, obesity, and hepatitis C may have also contributed. I...

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