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Byrd Institute Uncorks a Clinical Trial on Wine & Alzheimer's

Can red wine change the course of Alzheimer’s disease? Not red wine specifically—but resvaratrol, a component of it that can also be found in chocolate, berries and peanuts. The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute is taking part in a national study that hopes to determine what part that component plays in slowing down memory deterioration. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has all the tasty facts.