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Red Wine Ingredient and Alzheimer's Progression

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By Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, Sept. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of resveratrol, a compound found in red wine and berries, may have some activity against Alzheimer's disease, a preliminary clinical trial suggests.
Resveratrol is an antioxidant that certain plants produce to shield against stress from the environment. People ingest small amounts when they eat red grapes, red wine, berries or dark chocolate.
Lab research has suggested that resveratrol might have some powers against the diseases of aging -- including Alzheimer's disease. But evidence from human studies has been lacking.
The new study, published Sept. 11 in Neurology, offers the first
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