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Red wine and vascular endothelium

Abstract:

Light to moderate alcohol consumption may have a beneficial effect on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Red wine has been shown to improve endothelial function and decrease oxidative stress. Consumption of red wine induces significant increases in plasma total antioxidant status and significant decreases in plasma malondialdehyde and glutathione in both young and old subjects. Red wine consumption for 2 weeks markedly attenuates insulin-resistance in type 2 diabetic patients, without af...

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Tousoulis, D More by this author
Papageorgiou, N More by this author
Antoniades, C More by this author
Tsioufis, C More by this author
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Publisher:
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages:
359-372
Publication date:
2009
URN:
uuid:6f745387-a66e-47ae-8958-4c7064624848
Source identifiers:
458127
Local pid:
pubs:458127
Language:
English

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