Headlines: Wine, Drugs, and Soup

Today’s Headline of the Day is a two-fer. 1. “Red Wine Rivals Diabetes Drug in Lab Tests,” says a February 1 headline in Wine Spectator, going on to say, “Researchers working in biotechnology laboratories in Vienna have found that red wine contains favorable levels of a chemical [rosiglitazone, marketed under the name Avandia] currently used […]

Coffee good, they say

A report in US News & World Report: “Every cup of coffee was associated with a 7 percent reduction in the risk of diabetes, the researchers said.” Every cup! Let the unrestrained extrapolation begin! UNRELATED NOTE: The photo here shows Trooper A.J. Coffee, whose person and actions are unrelated to this story, so far as […]