Many people are aware that low levels of iron in their body can lead anaemia, with symptoms such as fatigue. But few realise that too much iron can result in a potentially fatal condition.
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Our laboratory research team found that a medication called resveratrol increases the amount of frataxin produced by cells. Resveratrol is a natural substance found in grapes and nuts and is also present in red wine.