Quest for youth drives craze for ‘wine’ pills

Wall Street Journal article via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that recent studies suggesting resveratrol could be a possible anti-aging elixir have sparked a surge in sales of dietary supplements containing the ingredient:

“But some scientists caution that there is no medical consensus on whether the products are effective or even safe for human use. Nor is there much guidance for consumers seeking to distinguish among the supplements’ bewildering array of ingredients, dosages and claims.”

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