Navigation Links
One Drink May Help Heart, But Two Is Too Many
Date:2/18/2008

Extra glass negates immediate benefits to circulation, Canadian study says

MONDAY, Feb. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Whether it's red wine or another spirit, the heart and blood vessels benefit slightly from one drink, but a second erases the positive effects, say Canadian researchers.

A study, published in the February edition of the American Journal of Physiology, Heart and Circulatory Physiology, also raises more questions about the popular notion that red wine may be more effective against heart disease than other types of alcohol.

"We had anticipated that many of the effects of one ethanol drink would be enhanced by red wine. What was most surprising was how similar the effects were of red wine and ethanol. Any benefits that we found were not specific to red wine," Dr. John Floras, director of cardiology research at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at Toronto General Hospital, said in a prepared statement.

Several population studies have shown light or moderate alcohol drinking may lower the risk of death and the development of heart disease. Many studies have also reported specific benefits of red wine.

The "French paradox," in which studies have found lower rates of heart disease, despite high-fat diets, in some European countries where red wine was consumed regularly, has also spurred interest in exploring whether red wine has special protective properties.

Researchers at the Canadian center conducted a real-time study of 13 volunteers who were given either 4 ounces of red wine, 1.5 ounces of ethanol or water at random at three separate sessions over two weeks. The volunteers were healthy, nonsmoking adults who were neither heavy drinkers nor total alcohol abstainers.

The wine, a moderately priced pinot noir, contained a high t-resveratrol content, a polyphenol compound found in plants, including red grapes, that exhibits antioxidant properties. Alcohol or substances in alcohol
'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Vestergaard Frandsen to Launch High Tech Filter to Provide Clean and Safe Drinking Water to People in Developing Nations
2. Parental Drinking Boosts Teen Alcohol Risks
3. Sugary Soft Drinks Boost Gout Risk in Men
4. Looking for a Healthy Alternative for Your Childrens Drinks? Try a Glass of Sun Shower(TM) 100% Nectarine Juice
5. Short Chat With Doc Can Curb Problem Drinking
6. Drink a Little, Stay Active, Save Your Heart
7. New Study: Screening for Problem Drinking is One of the Most Cost-Effective Clinical Preventive Services
8. College Drinking Games Lead to Higher Blood Alcohol Levels
9. Brief Chat With ER Docs Can Curb Problem Drinking
10. Brief intervention helps emergency patients reduce drinking
11. Lack of Strong Thirst Signals Leads Elderly to Drink Too Little
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
One Drink May Help Heart, But Two Is Too Many
(Date:7/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... As more ... the activity of recruiting patients becomes a serious challenge. Because of growing competition, ... to patients within the local community. , The team at Wound Care ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Women's dating coach Simone Myers ... for women interested in improving their love lives using specific "lines" designed to ... to the public early this morning, has drawn praise from several dating and ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... ATA’s 21st Annual Meeting and Tradeshow focused exclusively on telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth. ... health care technology vendors, will take place May 14-17, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , ... July 30, 2015 , ... 24/7 Care At ... Riverside, and San Bernardino, recently announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) ... of home health care providers. 24/7 Care At Home’s agency is one of three ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... , ... Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS has been reappointed by ... Surgery. This is Dr. Clevens’ second appointment by the prestigious school. Over ... strong presence and a valuable mentoring program for medical students. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:WCA Offers Shockwave; The Marketing Module for Hospital Wound Care Programs 2Health News:WCA Offers Shockwave; The Marketing Module for Hospital Wound Care Programs 3Health News:WCA Offers Shockwave; The Marketing Module for Hospital Wound Care Programs 4Health News:Lovetraction Lines - Review Examining Simone Myers' New Online Course Released 2Health News:Presentation Proposals for ATA 2016 are Now Being Accepted Online at ATA2016.com 2Health News:Presentation Proposals for ATA 2016 are Now Being Accepted Online at ATA2016.com 3Health News:24/7 Care At Home Earns a 5-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) 2Health News:Leading Melbourne Facial Plastic Surgeon Reappointed by UCF 2Health News:Leading Melbourne Facial Plastic Surgeon Reappointed by UCF 3
... infected with a strain of bird flu that may prove to ... Yukol Limlaemthong on Monday. ,Yukol said, "There is a ... has had outbreaks before." ,Officials have said the ... the northern province of Pichit. This was one of seven "red ...
... blare out music loudly is at a 30 percent increased risk ... Research, UK, found that 14 to 16 year olds use their ... ,Over a third of the 1,000 people polled said they ... hearing, after listening to loud music. 28 percent of those polled ...
... of Bakers is opposing the compulsory addition of folic acid ... effect.// ,Folic acid addition in bread is made ... Tube Defects (NTD's), in babies by ensuring that women of ... said that compulsory fortification of bread will not have the ...
... A comprehensive testing programme for notifiable avian influenza has ... is free of the disease according// to Poultry Industry ... testing programme has tested the presence of highly pathogenic ... avian influenza through the testing blood samples from thousands ...
... after eating raw oysters from Puget Sound the Washington Department ... warning to consumers to completely avoid eating raw shellfish. ... consumption. But raw oysters may be prone to bacteria that ... The state has temporarily closed the Totten and Eld inlets ...
... Canadians returning to Ontario from Lebanon will not have to ... provincial government has said that it will waive the mandatory ... ,According to the Health Minister George Smitherman ... and will have access to the "health care they need ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015 IRIDEX Corporation (NASDAQ: ... second quarter 2015 financial results after the market closes ... with the release, the Company will host a conference ... Eastern Time on Thursday, August 6, 2015 ... other business developments. Interested parties may access ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015  Unichem Pharmaceuticals ( USA ... Hydrochlorothiazide tablets 25 mg 1000-count bottle to the consumer ... measure due to the identification of a Clopidogrel tablet ... The risk associated with mistakenly taking a Clopidogrel ... probability of experiencing Clopidogrel,s side effects which include bleeding ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... in the patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), ... regarding the notice it received on May 21, 2015 ... the Company was below certain of the Exchange,s continued ... 1101 of the NYSE MKT Company Guide, due to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:IRIDEX Announces Second Quarter 2015 Conference Call and Release Date 2Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA), Inc. Issues a Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets Due to the Potential Presence of Foreign Tablets 2TPI Provides Update Regarding Non-Compliance with NYSE MKT Continued Listing Requirements 2
...   Unigene Laboratories, Inc. (OTCBB: UGNE), today announced ... position of Chief Financial Officer. In this newly created position, ... company,s executive leadership team and lead the strategic direction ... Mr. Moskowitz joins Unigene after spending the previous ...
... 2012 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue: Vaccines - ... This market research report package offers ... situation, trends and future outlook for vaccines ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Unigene Appoints David Moskowitz as Chief Financial Officer 2Unigene Appoints David Moskowitz as Chief Financial Officer 3Unigene Appoints David Moskowitz as Chief Financial Officer 4Unigene Appoints David Moskowitz as Chief Financial Officer 5Vaccines - Asia 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: