Red wine enhances the effect of drugs against cancer

The special ingredient that is found in red wine reduces the ability of cancer cells to produce resistance to drugs

Resveratrol, an ingredient that gives ruby color to red wine, increases action of rapamycin a drug against breast cancer. Laboratory tests have shown that the substance can prevent cancer cells to create a resistance to drug. Resveratrol is a powerful antioxidant which is in fruits such as grapes, blueberries, raspberries and even peanuts. It is great to fight fungal and bacterial infections, according to the journal Cancer Letters. Scientists have for some time exploring its potential in reducing the risk of heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and even slowing the aging process, the Daily Mail.

According to Professor Charis Eng from Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, a rapamycin in clinical studies used in the context of the fight against cancer. However, after some time, cancer cells generate drug resistance. "Our findings indicate that resveratrol may reduce the resistance of cancer cells (specifically breast cancer) to the drug, at least in laboratory conditions," said Professor Eng. Resveratrol can be found in pharmacies in the form of supplements, but you should be careful because if it is used large quantities causes side effects such as insomnia, joint pain, diarrhea, and acne.
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