Drugs-Forum  
Home Wiki Studies Forum Groups Blog Video Images News Chat
Go Back   Drugs Forum > VARIOUS DRUG RELATED TOPICS > Drug News > Health
Mark Forums Read
Register Tags

Notices

Health News about drug research, treatment, and health issues.

 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 21-02-2013, 00:46
Rob Cypher Rob Cypher is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: 30-05-2010
Male from United States
Posts: 2,331
Rob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline MedlineRob Cypher must mainline Medline
Points: 6,290, Level: 11 Points: 6,290, Level: 11 Points: 6,290, Level: 11
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
Red wine compound resveratrol could protect against hearing loss: study

A new study helps explain how a compound found in red wine protects against hearing loss. The research was published this week in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

“Our latest study focuses on resveratrol and its effect on bioinflammation, the body’s response to injury and something that is believed to be the cause of many health problems including Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, aging and hearing loss,” the study’s lead author, Michael D. Seidman of the Henry Ford Hospital, explained.

In their study, Seidman and his colleagues found that resveratrol protected rats from noise-induced damage to the auditory system by suppressing levels of a particular protein.

Loud noise increased the expression of the protein cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), which has been linked to inflammation and hearing loss. But resveratrol, which has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, significantly reduced levels of COX-2 in rats exposed to loud noise.

“We’ve shown that by giving animals resveratrol, we can reduce the amount of hearing and cognitive decline,” said Seidman, who is also the founder of Body Language Vitamins.

Resveratrol has been touted by many as a powerful dietary supplement.

Studies have found the compound can help treat disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer. But most research is in the preliminary stage and the Federal Drug Administration has not approved resveratrol for the treatment of any condition.

A recent study found that resveratrol supplements did not provide any benefits to healthy post-menopausal women. Another recent study has found that high levels of the compound could impair the formation of new brain cells.

Feb 20, 2013

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/2...ng-loss-study/

Share this on:

Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Drug info - Wine making glossary OneDiaDem Alcohol 5 01-11-2011 22:32

» New Threads
New model may help solve the...
Last post by aemetha
1 Replies, 94 Views
Back again about hydrocodone...
Last post by KC27
8 Replies, 411 Views
Combat high blood...
Last post by TFrankle
1 Replies, 165 Views
Why couples who drink together,...
Last post by aemetha
4 Replies, 213 Views
Changes in appearance/personal....
Last post by perro-salchicha614
11 Replies, 840 Views
clonazolam and a iCup test
Last post by Substance D
2 Replies, 191 Views
Anyone go above 45 mg of...
Last post by Michael-XR
5 Replies, 334 Views
Kratom use 6 weeks straight...no...
Last post by LittleLl
7 Replies, 490 Views
how to re coop yourself after...
Last post by Diab
1 Replies, 174 Views
Trying to get off oxycodone !
Last post by LadySue
25 Replies, 1,001 Views
» New Wiki Articles
DXM

Sitelinks: Information:

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 15:30.


Copyright: SIN Foundation 2003 - 2014, All rights reserved