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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Antioxidant in red wine kills cancer cells

A story in the Wine Spectator reports that a pigmentation chemical that makes grape skins and wines red has been found to kill human leukemia and lymphoma cells.

Results of the research, which was done at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, will be published May 4 in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
M. Zane Grey, 8:45 AM