In 1933 Nikolai Anitschkov produced his thesis that a high dietary intake of cholesterol led to increased levels of blood cholesterol, resulting in infiltration and accumulation on the inner walls of the arteries, thus causing vessel blockage, and ultimately ischaemic death of the heart muscles being fed by these arteries. His conclusions were based on…

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It has been well established that alcohol can cause bodily harm. The ancient idiom, “there is a devil in every berry of the grape”, has long served as a warning of the treacherous consequences of alcohol abuse. More recently, scientific endeavours have uncovered hidden sources of potential health within the “berry of the grape”. Impressive…

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