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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 been provided for daily consumption without the negative effects from drinking wine. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 Vitalmax Vitamins states the natural antioxidants contained in Revagard have been shown to neutralize free radicals and boost the immune system. Also, to strengthen the heart and...

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). The findings, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, provide insight in determining the feasibility of biosynthetic polyphenols as a possible therapy for AD in humans, a progressive neurodegenerative disease for which there is currently no cure. Polyphenols, which occur naturally in grapes, fruits, and...

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. The study reveals that management factors has also influenced the shift, offering hope for growers to develop adaptation strategies. The study was published in Nature Climate Change and was done by scientists from the University of Melbourne and the CSIRO. Climate scientist and viticulturist Dr Leanne...

2012-03-09 00:18:05

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 might be absorbed by the body and its possible effect on longevity of life. The authors report that pure resveratrol intake was associated with higher lung volumes and that white wine intake (but not red wine intake) and was associated with lower risk of airway...

2012-03-06 18:00:00

Reserveage Organics´ Resveratrol 250 mg has been selected as “Best Anti-Aging” for Delicious Living magazine´s inaugural Supplement Awards. Resveratrol 250 mg will be featured in the March 2012 issue of Delicious Living. Gainesville, Florida (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Reserveage Organics´ Resveratrol 250 mg has been selected as “Best Anti-Aging” for Delicious Living magazine´s inaugural Supplement Awards. Resveratrol 250 mg will be featured in the...

2012-02-21 11:33:35

A gene fusion research project led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist delivers a one-two punch to Pierce's disease, a deadly threat to California's world-renowned wine industry. The study is set for publication the week of Feb. 20 in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "Many disease-causing microbes can evade one defensive action by a host plant, but we believe that most microbes would have difficulty overcoming a combination of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.