Glass of red wine a day "cuts bowel cancer risk"

Drinking a large glass of red wine every day ‘can cut bowel cancer risk’ Resveratrol, found in the skins of red grapes, has been known to have cancer-fighting qualities but scientists didn't know how much was neededTests have revealed that a dose equivalent to five milligrams halved the growth of bowel tumours | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 5 December 2012 Health benefits: Drinking a large glass of red wine every day could help prevent bowel cancer say researchers Drinking a large glass of red wine every day could help prevent bowel cancer, researchers claim.

Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn after study revealed cancer risk

Russia suspends import and use of American GM corn after study revealed cancer risk The European Food Safety Authority orders review in to the research, conducted at a French universityRussia”s decision could be followed by other nationsExperts at the University of Caen conducted an experiment running for the full lives of rats – two yearsThe findings found raised levels of breast cancer, liver and kidney damageThe same trials also found minuscule amounts of a commonly used weedkiller, Roundup Both the GM corn and Roundup are the creation of US biotech company Monsanto

Chocolate may protect the brain from stroke

Chocolate may protect the brain from stroke (and this time it's the milk variety) Most men in the study consumed milk chocolate, which has more sugar and fat than the dark varietyScientists believe protective effect comes from antioxidants called flavonoids | UPDATED: 11:09 GMT, 30 August 2012 For every 50g per week increase in chocolate consumption, stroke risk decreased by about 14 per cent Eating chocolate may reduce the long term risk of stroke, research has shown.

Could exhaust fumes CURE heart disease? Minute amount of dangerous toxins "can unblock clogged arteries"

Could exhaust fumes CURE heart disease Minute amounts of dangerous toxins 'can unblock clogged arteries' Carbon monoxide and nitric oxide could widen blood vessels in tiny amounts | UPDATED: 12:55 GMT, 1 August 2012 British scientists are working on a pioneering experiment to cure heart disease – by using the toxic chemicals found in car exhaust fumes.