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Using Nanoscience To Make Wine Better

Using Nanoscience To Make Wine Better

Anne-Mette Siem, Aarhus University One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavors in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you...

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2014-09-13 06:34:13

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next generation of superfoods that can help combat diabetes and cardiovascular disease could be centered around a protein that helps maintain the health and vitality of human cells, according to new research published by the journal Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. According to Cancer Research UK, quite often the term superfood is used as “a marketing tool” to “describe foods with apparently special health-related...

2014-09-09 08:25:34

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. topped France as the world's largest wine market last year as Americans continue to develop a greater appreciation for the libation. According to the Beverage Information and Insights Group's 2014 Wine Handbook, the wine category increased 1.9% to 325.4 million 9-liter cases last year. Production and consumption levels are also at an all-time high. Relaxed restrictions on direct winery shipments contributed to the wine...

2014-09-04 12:27:59

WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new two-minute medical video encouraging healthcare professionals to talk with patients who drink alcohol about the importance of moderation will begin airing this month in thousands of physicians' offices, acute care hospitals and military facilities across the country, according to David Holden, Senior Producer for Mission Critical Health. The news report, hosted by American Medical Women's Association President Dr....

2014-09-04 08:26:09

New wine app adds groundbreaking personal concierge service to wine recommendation engine and buying guide. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Vino, Inc. today announced the release of a brand new "vintage 4.0" of the Hello Vino Wine Assistant app, adding a revolutionary tap-to-call feature that connects app users with a personal wine concierge based in California wine country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/142852 "We are excited to be the only app to...

pouring wine
2014-08-25 03:00:30

Angie Hunt, Iowa State University Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, even for men with a higher body mass index. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell University study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy. Laura Smarandescu, lead author and an assistant professor of marketing at Iowa State, says the research team looked at a variety of factors to understand...

2014-08-07 23:06:38

Alternative Medicine Emphasizes Education, Whole Body Causes of Disease, Less Medication Says Shanhong Lu, MD. PhD. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Alternative medicine in the United States is growing rapidly, according to a recent July 2014 Fiscal Times article. To Shanghong Lu, MD, PhD, who combines alternative and conventional medicine, the growth in alternative medicine is empowering individuals to take a new approach to health, with more emphasis on the whole body, prevention...

2014-07-18 11:33:36

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Ethnic minorities and non-English speakers have more difficulty accessing needed health care services. New findings show that female Black and Latina drinkers in particular are at a disadvantage. Very few national studies have examined racial/ethnic disparities in the use of alcohol services. In addition, little is known about whether racial/ethnic disparities generalize across genders, and what factors may account for any disparities....

2014-07-15 13:25:44

American College of Cardiology Risk should be balanced with reported benefits of moderate drinking Even in moderation, consumption of wine and hard liquor may be a risk factor for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The research did not identify a similar risk for moderate consumption of beer. Researchers in Sweden studied...

heart health alcohol
2014-07-13 04:45:49

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study suggests that reducing alcohol consumption, even among light-to-moderate drinkers, could lower the risk of coronary heart disease, lower body mass index and blood pressure. These new findings contradict previous studies that suggest light-to-moderate consumption of alcohol, about 12-25 units per week, is beneficial for cardiovascular health. For this study, a team led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical...

Foods Rich In Antioxidants May Promote Cancer Growth
2014-07-11 10:05:11

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Around the globe, health conscious people have sought out antioxidant supplements and eaten diets rich in antioxidants for decades in an attempt to live healthy lives for a long time. Surprisingly, recent clinical trials have dashed the hopes of people taking antioxidant supplements to reduce the risk of cancer. In almost all antioxidant trials, there have been no protective effects against cancer. Among several of the trials,...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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