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2009-12-15 20:47:46

The Sirt1 enzyme in the body has generated enormous attention as a possible secret to living longer. Some scientists believe that fasting and drinking wine appear to aid in this quest because both likely activate Sirt1, unleashing its power. But researchers from Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that Sirt1 in the brain has its own potential health benefit: It may keep people thinner. They determined that inhibiting...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products today announced data from two analyses of the first human study of resVida® trans-resveratrol that were presented at the 4th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) in Yorkshire, England, Dec. 7-10, 2009 and the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) and Nutrition Society of New Zealand (NSNZ) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting in Newcastle, NSW, Dec. 8-11, 2009. The data showed...

2009-12-01 08:00:00

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The first nutrition bar containing resveratrol, the ingredient in grapes acclaimed for its potential to forestall the ravages of time, is about to hit the marketplace. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/NY18305 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091111/NY08935LOGO ) The aptly-named WINETIME(TM) Bar, developed by ResVez, Inc. of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. contains as much resveratrol as 50 glasses of red wine. The...

2009-11-30 07:31:00

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a high-output camera to film the back of the human eye, for the first time researchers have shown that a resveratrol-based (rez-vair-ah-trawl) nutriceutical matrix can effectively remove cellular debris from the human eye that accumulates with advancing age and correlated this with significant improvement in visual acuity and night vision in an 80-year old man. Resveratrol is widely known as a red wine molecule. To view the Multimedia News...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products is pleased to announce the launch of its newly updated Web site for trans-resveratrol, resVida.com. The educational site provides industry, media, health professionals and consumers relevant information on resveratrol science, trends and market insights and will go live on Wed, Nov. 11, 2009. The site will also contain links to other useful Web sites focusing on healthy aging and nutrition. (Logo:...

2009-11-09 05:17:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Renewal Laboratories announced today that it has developed a patent pending process to produce functional beverages with important anti-oxidants and omega3 fatty acids. Natural, nutritionally important supplements such as Coenzyme Q10, resveratrol, and omega3 fish oil may now be offered in appealing and refreshing drinks. The company will soon premier a unique line of all natural drinks that can help maintain cardiac health, ease muscle and joint...

2009-11-05 13:52:41

Weill Cornell Medical College team receives $2.5 million New York State research grant to undertake laboratory study Substances naturally produced by the human body may one day help prevent paralysis following a spinal cord injury, according to researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College. A recent $2.5 million grant from the New York State Spinal Cord Injury Research Board will fund their research investigating this possibility. The Weill Cornell team believes that permanent nerve damage may...

2009-10-21 04:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Using live blood cell analysis, a resveratrol-based nutriceutical (Longevinex®) has been shown to visibly activate sluggish white blood cells in 9 of 10 human subjects within 30 minutes of consumption. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/longevinex/40599/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091021/NY96112 ) "This demonstration should allay poorly-founded concerns that resveratrol...

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2009-10-15 07:55:00

A naturally produced molecule called resveratrol, found in the skin of red grapes, has been shown to lower insulin levels in mice when injected directly into the brain, even when the animals ate a high-fat diet. The findings from a new UT Southwestern Medical Center study suggest that when acting directly on certain proteins in the brain, resveratrol may offer some protection against diabetes. Prior research has shown that the compound exerts anti-diabetic actions when given orally to animals...

2009-10-06 11:43:04

Resveratrol, a molecule found in red grapes, has been shown to improve diabetes when delivered orally to rodents. Until now, however, little has been known about how these beneficial changes are mediated in the body. A new study accepted for publication in Endocrinology, a journal of The Endocrine Society, shows that the brain plays a key role in mediating resveratrol's anti-diabetic actions, potentially paving the way for future orally-delivered diabetes medications that target the brain....


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