Tag Archives: Appendicitis

Appendix: backup bug bank

When my appendix was removed, many years ago, I was assured by my doctor that it was just a useless vestige – all that remains, according to Darwin, of a much larger organ, the caecum. However, recent observations and experiments … Continue reading

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Resveratrol’s anti-inflammatory potential finally uncorked

Resveratrol, a phytoalexin found in the skin of red grapes and in red wine, has long been known to have health benefits, including the ability to control inflammation, but it was not known exactly how it achieved this effect. New … Continue reading

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