Articles Tagged: research

Liquor Improves Head-Injury Survival Chances

You gotta love science sometimes.

A study of patients with severe brain injuries at trauma centers showed that the ones who had been drinking had a better survival rate than those who hadn’t.

Sure, it’s possible that the drinking contributed to the accidents that caused the brain trauma in the first place. But let’s not make assumptions.

If you’re so inclined, you can check out the study. But the title alone makes me want a … Read more

Resveratrol Supplements Instead of Red Wine?

We’ve been hearing for a while now that red wine is good for our health. And resveratrol is the name of the compound that supposedly wields these healing powers.

You may have seen ads online or spam in your inbox hawking resveratrol in pill form. (Although, I’d prefer it in the form of a glass of red wine.)

Naturally, drug companies want in on the action. GlaxoSmithKline has paid $720 million for rights to resveratrol … Read more