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2012-05-23 23:02:49

Scientists continue to debate the merits of resveratrol, the so-called "miracle molecule" found in red wine, according to Heather Hausenblas, Ph.D., of the University of Florida College

2012-05-14 09:57:39

A national, phase II clinical trial examining the effects of resveratrol on individuals with mild to moderate dementia due to Alzheimer's disease has begun as more than two dozen academic institutions recruit volunteers in the coming months.

2012-05-08 23:03:15

VitalMax Vitamins, a worldwide vitamin and supplement company, announces groundbreaking anti-aging research has uncovered that a substance extracted from grape skins called resveratrol has now

2012-05-03 09:10:09

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have succeeded in developing a biosynthetic polyphenol that improves cognitive function in mice with Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2012-03-15 11:53:05

By using decades of vineyard records, scientists have for the first time been able to attribute early ripening of wine grapes to climate warming and declines in soil water content.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.