Latest Wine and health Stories

2011-03-17 07:45:16

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world.

2011-03-14 20:57:38

Heavy alcohol consumption, specifically three or more glasses of liquor a day, is associated with an increased risk of death from pancreatic cancer.

2011-03-14 15:35:00

British health officials said on Monday that a three-year-old child who was treated in the hospital for addiction to alcohol is thought to be the country's youngest alcoholic ever.

2011-03-11 08:35:00

Drinking at least one cup of coffee per day could reduce a woman's risk of stroke by as much as 25%.

2011-03-10 15:00:00

Drinking more than a cup of coffee a day was associated with a 22 percent to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, compared with those who drank less, in a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association DALLAS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Low or no coffee consumption was associated with an increased risk of stroke in a study of 34,670 women (ages 49 to 83) followed for an average 10.4 years.

2011-03-07 15:24:18

Parents who are both present and engaged are the very best way of preventing teenagers from consuming large quantities of alcohol. Adolescents who smoke, stay out with their friends and have access to alcohol - from their parents, for example - when they are as young as 13 are at greater risk of becoming binge drinkers in their late teens, reveals a new thesis from Karolinska Institutet.

2011-03-03 16:41:56

Men living in low-income neighbourhoods consume more than three times as many alcoholic drinks each week compared to women in these neighbourhoods.

2011-02-23 13:22:11

According to a review of 30 years of research, an alcoholic drink a day can help keep heart disease at bay.

2011-02-14 21:35:09

Researchers from Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute have discovered that resveratrol – a compound found in red wine – when combined with rapamycin can have a tumor-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells that are resistant to rapamycin alone.

2011-02-14 15:07:19

New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly eating apples, oranges and other sources rich in dietary components called flavonoids.

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