Thursday, January 20, 2005

Good News from Science

If you look hard enough, it's possible to find good news on line.

Here's one:


EDITOR'S CHOICE:
BEER BATTLES CANCER
It sounds like the perfect excuse to quaff more beer. New research
with mice shows the beverage protects against the effects of some
cancer-causing chemicals. But there's a catch: it was non-alcoholic
beer. Nonetheless, if the scientists can pinpoint the protective
compounds involved, brewers may be able to produce beer particularly
rich in them. While drinking too much alcohol increases the risk of
cancer, for now it remains a mystery whether moderate tippling of
alcoholic beer has any anti-cancer benefits...

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