How red wine could help fend off cancer

December 8, 2014 4:08 PM

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How red wine could help fend off cancer

Overindulgence of alcohol in general may raise your risk of cancer, but a University of Colorado team explains how red wine in particular could fend that cancer off.

A study published in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology says that although alcohol has been linked as a risk factor for head and neck cancer, resveratrol—a chemical found in red wine and grape skins—may be able to fix cell damage caused by other booze, says a release at Eureka Alert.

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