Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Red wine may prevent radiation damage

Apparently oncologists have discovered that a certain type of the miracle compound risveratrol, which has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and anti-cholesterol properties, can also protect against radiation.

Tests in mice showed that resveratrol, when altered using a compound called acetyl, could prevent some of the damage caused by radiation, the researchers told the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology meeting in Boston.


Yet another reason to enjoy this miracle elixir regularly (in moderation of course!)

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