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2005-04-22 09:30:00

But red wine's other effects may still make it heart-healthy HealthDay News -- Raise a glass to higher blood pressure: A new study finds that beer and wine both boost it slightly, and by about the same amount. "Our study reinforces the ideas that it is alcohol, and not a specific beverage type, that leads to increases in blood pressure," said Renate R. Zilkens, a research fellow in the School of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of Western Australia. But the finding shouldn't stop...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'