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2010-06-25 09:31:26

Resveratrol inhibits formation of damaging blood vessels in mouse retina Resveratrol "” found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants "” stops out-of-control blood vessel growth in the eye, according to vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The discovery has implications for preserving vision in blinding eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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