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2009-08-18 14:49:03

In a study of rats, polyphenols in red wine or grape juice that help prevent Alzheimer's are absorbed better after continued ingestion, U.S. researchers say. Mario Ferruzzi, Connie Weaver and Elsa Janle of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., and Dr.

2009-08-17 16:16:09

The polyphenols found in red wine are thought to help prevent Alzheimer's disease, and new research from Purdue University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine has shown that some of those compounds in fact reach the brain.

2009-08-13 14:50:20

Life in the fruit bowl is no longer the pits, thanks to a University of Alberta researcher.

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2009-08-11 14:35:41

French winegrowers are harnessing the benefits of satellite imagery to enrich their grape harvests, combining modern technology with the ancient art of winemaking.

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2009-08-03 06:24:47

According to research published on Sunday by scientists at the University of Glasgow, drinking red wine might help fight inflammation in the body.

2009-07-28 07:35:00

WINDSOR, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Popping a pill to prevent age-associated disease may sound too good to be true, but as documented in various media, including a January 25, 2009 edition of 60 Minutes, studies by independent researchers and Harvard Medical School believe they may have discovered the ticket to eternal youth through Resveratrol.

2009-07-03 14:46:42

Genetic engineering could make grapevines immune to a common virus that now results in smaller grapes and crop loss, German scientists said. Modified plants have produced antibodies against Grapevine fanleaf virus, caused by the vine louse, or rust mite, researchers at the Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, in Aachen, said. These antibodies 'recognize' the viruses and prevent them from spreading in the plant and causing damage, said Dr.

2009-07-02 11:45:00

Viruses can cost winegrowers an entire harvest. If they infest the grapevines, even pesticides are often no use. What’s more, these chemicals are harmful to the environment.

2009-06-29 04:00:00

SAN DIMAS, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ --- A newly-produced 8-minute online film introduces Longevinex Advantage(TM), the newly formulated dietary supplement that, for the first time, addresses both cellular and connective tissue aging. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/longevinex/38884/ The film addresses the current rage -- resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl) pills.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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