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LSU Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences professor Tammy Dugas has revolutionized a new heart disease treatment using red wine.Dugas is the co-founder of ReQuisite Biomedical, which specializes in using elements from natural compounds to create treatments for diseases. She graduated from the University in 1996 and served as the president of the Cardiovascular Toxicology Specialty Section for 2016-17.Dugas recently made a breakthrough on the use of antioxidant compounds from red wine in stents. Stents are small metal tubes placed in arteries to keep them open and clear away obstructions. The problem with stents is that cells in the blood vessel...

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Antioxidant compounds found in red wine are advancing the treatment of heart disease -- the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.

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