Demystifying Medicine Video



At McMaster University, Amit and Karen are examining their specimens when the two begin to share their New Year's resolutions. To Karen’s surprise, Amit says he intends to drink a bottle of red wine daily because he read an article that claimed red wine can prevent cancer. As any curious science student would do, they decide more research is to be done in order to justify such a claim. This video questions the news article and it’s claim that resveratrol — the key chemical of red wine — has anti-cancer effects (Arney, 2015). The video also describes the properties of resveratrol and its potential benefits as a cancer preventative therapeutic.

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