Tag Archives: Health insurance

• Top 10 Alcohol Health Claims

Top 10 Alcohol Health Claims

Study after study claims to find new health benefits for wine, beer or spirits, so we have rounded up the best alcohol related health claims. There are many “ alcohol is good for your health” headlines. In some instances alcohol is seen as a miracle cure that can ward off everything from heart disease to dementia. It’s […]

• Resveratrol in red wine shows promise in first human study

Resveratrol in red wine shows promise in first human study

A compound in red wine suspected of offering a host of health benefits has for the first time shown promise in a study testing the compound in people, researchers reported Tuesday. The small but intensive study involving 11 obese but healthy men found that taking a relatively low dose of resveratrol daily for a month […]

• Are There Health Benefits To Beer? Happily, Plenty.

Are There Health Benefits To Beer? Happily, Plenty.

As a doctor, I get a lot of questions from patients in my practice and in my email inbox. Here’s one that was sent to me recently by a viewer: Dr. Manny, are there any health benefits to drinking beer? Which beers are the ‘healthiest’? – Brian Well, Brian, this is what I have to […]

• Women Drink Two A Day Healthier, Study Finds

Women Drink Two A Day Healthier, Study Finds

Women who have an alcoholic drink or two a day in midlife turn out to be healthier overall in their old age, a new study found. Previous research has pointed to health benefits for men and women with regular alcohol use, including lower risk of heart problems. But because of concerns about excess drinking, the […]