Explore universe with a bottle of wine

Exploring space/the universe would be an awesome experience and full of challenges. Recently, scientists found the right drinks to take a space crawl is a bottle of red wine.

Why wine? Red wine contains resveratrol and antioxidants that are good for the heart. Recent studies have made the French researchers showed, resveratrol can prevent bone density loss and atrophy of the muscles, the two issues that are often encountered an astronaut living in mikrogravitasi conditions.

Researchers from France to make experiments with rats. They divided rats into two groups and hang with hooking his tail. The first group’ve been fed with resveratrol, while the second group was given no special treatment.
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Drug consist of active ingredient of red wine

Red wine over the last few years it became a conversation because of the improved to prevent heart disease. Some experts argue, in a certain measure consumption of red wine is routinely recommended for the sake of health.

Is resveratrol, the active substance in red wine and other plants, which proved to be healthy. When tested on mice in the laboratory, this substance can potentially overcome many diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer ‘s, and heart disease.

Now scientists are continuing to examine the possibility of developing resveratrol drug into shape. “Before scientists managed to turn a medicinal resveratrol is safe and effective, they continue to find out what the target cells,” said Dr. Jay Chung, researcher.
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Is it true Alcohol triggering uric acid?

Uric acid (gout) that causes a dull ache in the joints occurs because a heap of uric crystals. One of the triggers of uric acid is the food containing high levels of purin, like organ meats, vegetables, nuts, and animal products.

Alcohol also contains purin. In addition, alcohol would trigger spending fluid thus increasing the levels of uric acid in the blood. Alcohol also can trigger certain enzymes in the liver that break down proteins and generate more uric acid.

However, the actual disease gout is classified into two, namely disease gout gout disease, primary and secondary. On primary gout disease, 99 percent the cause unknown, allegedly due to a combination of genetic and hormonal factors that interfere with metabolism.
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Wine recommendation

A big fan of alcohol should be more careful. Science and Technology Committee of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, Monday (9/1/2011), issued the recommendation pattern and amount of alcohol consumption is recommended.

Alcohol consumption patterns was first issued in 1987. Recommendations at that time, men could drink a maximum of 21 units of alcohol and women 14 units of alcohol a week. One unit of alcohol is equivalent to half a pint (284 mL) with an alcohol content of 4 percent or 25 ml containing 40 percent alcohol.

In 1995, the recommendations have changed. Men should not drink more than 3-4 units a day and women no more than 2-3 units a day. Limit to the elderly and pregnant women are fewer still. After drinking in large quantities, one should not drink alcohol for two days or 48 hours. Although there are two days must be free of alcohol, does not mean the other day they can drink alcohol every day.

From a survey conducted the Central Bureau of Statistics United Kingdom, only 13 percent of respondents which controls the number of drinks consumed. In fact, 90 percent of the citizens of the United Kingdom have known such restrictions. The difficulty has measured the size of the unit being the main obstacle.
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Wine and Bone Health

Consuming less alcohol can improve bone health old women and reduce the risk of osteoporosis, according to the opinion of scientists from the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University who conducted the research.

Bone is a living tissue, where old bones will be replaced in a process called remodeling. Whereas in people with osteoporosis, broken bones more than be regenerated bone. Menopausal women are at particular risk because there is a decrease in the hormone estrogen, a hormone that is essential for bone strength.

“This study clearly shows that a little drinking alcohol has the potential of a strong and rapid response to bone metabolism,” said head of research, Urszula Iwaniec, a professor at Oregon State University.
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