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Red wine may improve fertility in women, says study

A glass of red wine every week may improve fertility in women, the latest study has found.


  |  Updated On : October 30, 2017 08:50 PM
Red wine might improve fertility in women, says study

Red wine might improve fertility in women, says study

New Delhi :  

A glass of red wine every week may improve fertility in women, the latest study has found. The research was carried out to find out the effects of alcohol on a woman’s ovarian reserve, meaning the quantity, health and viability of her eggs.

A team of researchers from Washington University in the US analysed 135 women aged between 18 and 44 years who kept a diary detailing of how much beer, spirits and red and white wine they consumed each month.

They also used ultrasound scanners to count each woman’s antral follicles, a proxy for the number of eggs she had left for the future.

As per the finding, it was revealed that women who consumed more than five servings of red wine a month enjoyed a higher ovarian reserve.

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According to the researchers, that crucial component of red wine could be resveratrol, a molecule that protects cells against biological stress.

The researchers also noted that there was no link between white wine, beer and spirits and higher fertility.

First Published: Monday, October 30, 2017 03:41 PM

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