Red wine a fertility boost for some: study

A daily glass of red wine could help boost fertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new study. PCOS causes hormonal imbalance and is a cause of infertility in hundreds of Australian women. Researchers in the US have discovered a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, known as resveratrol, significantly lowers levels of the hormones testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) in PCOS patients – therefore enhancing their chances of falling pregnant. A study, published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, analysed the effects of resveratrol on 30 women with PCOS.…
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