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2008-06-17 15:00:00

Resveratrol, a compound present in grapes and red wine, reduces the number of fat cells and may one day be used to treat or prevent obesity, according to a new study published Monday at the annual meeting of U.S. Endocrine Society. Past research has found that resveratrol protected laboratory mice that were fed a high-calorie diet from the health problems of obesity, by mimicking the effects of calorie restriction. Researchers at the University of Ulm in Germany wanted to know if...

2008-06-17 15:00:00

Resveratrol, found in grapes and red wine, reduces the number of fat cells and may one day be used to treat or prevent obesity, Germans researchers suggest. Researchers at the University of Ulm in Germany used a strain of human fat cell precursors, called preadipocytes that develop into mature fat cells. Lead author Pamela Fischer-Posovszky said that in the cell-based study, resveratrol inhibited the pre-fat cells from increasing and prevented them from converting into mature fat cells. In...

2008-06-17 09:00:45

Baywood International, Inc. (OTCBB: BAYW) ("Company") announced that resveratrol, the antioxidant found in grape skins and red wine, partially mimics caloric restriction and retards aging parameters in mice, according to new data compiled through research started nearly 20 years ago by Dr. Leonard Guarente of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research recently showed that the famine-induced switch to tissue preservation might be triggered by activating the body's sirtuins. In...

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2008-03-26 10:40:00

Researchers pinpoint how resveratrol induces pancreatic cancer cell deathRochester researchers showed for the first time that a natural antioxidant found in grape skins and red wine can help destroy pancreatic cancer cells by reaching to the cell's core energy source, or mitochondria, and crippling its function. The study is published in the March edition of the journal, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.The study also showed that when the pancreatic cancer cells were doubly...

2008-03-21 03:00:16

By Adhami, Vaqar M Syed, Deeba N; Khan, Naghma; Afaq, Farrukh ABSTRACT While solar light is indispensable for sustenance of life, excessive exposure can cause several skin-related disorders. The UV part of solar radiation, in particular, is linked to disorders ranging from mild inflammatory effects of the skin to as serious as causing several different types of cancers. Changes in lifestyle together with depletion in the atmospheric ozone layer during the last few decades have led to an...

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2008-03-18 13:40:00

Resveratrol in grape skins could stop diabetic complications such as heart disease, retinopathy and nephropathy, research findsResearch carried out by scientists at the Peninsula Medical School in the South West of England has found that resveratrol, a compound present naturally in grape skin, can protect against the cellular damage to blood vessels caused by high production of glucose in diabetes, according to a paper published in the science journal "Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism" this...

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2008-01-24 10:10:00

Researchers studying antioxidants to reverse lung damage A University of Rochester scientist discovered that the toxins in cigarette smoke wipe out a gene that plays a vital role in protecting the body from the effects of premature aging. Without this gene we not only lose a bit of youthfulness "“ but the lungs are left open to destructive inflammation and diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer. By identifying the Sirtuin (SIRT1) gene's role...

2007-04-04 15:00:10

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- NFI Consumer Products, an innovative consumer products company that researches, develops, manufactures, markets and distributes health, nutrition and beauty supplements, today announced that its Resvinatrol Complete(TM) antioxidant supplement is the first complete antioxidant "red wine alternative" to come to market, and is now available across the United States. Resvinatrol Complete(TM) is the first supplement on the market to harness the...

2006-12-04 06:00:11

Fortify Vitamins, Inc. (http://www.fortifeye.com) today announced its new line of ocular supplements called "Fortifeye." The first products released are Fortifeye Complete™, Fortifeye Macular Defense™, and Fortifeye Dry Eye Therapy™. A key ingredient in these new supplements is resveratrol, which is naturally created by grapes, certain vines, pine trees, peanuts, and other plants. Recent studies show that resveratrol has been shown to reduce the growth of tumors --...

2005-12-02 11:08:56

San Francisco, Calif. (December 1, 2005)-- Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease have identified a potential new way to stop brain cell death related to Alzheimer's disease. Working with cell cultures, the scientists investigated how amyloid beta proteins, which build up in the brain tissue of people with Alzheimer's disease, kill neurons. The cell cultures were established from brain tissue of laboratory rats. Study findings showed that amyloid beta could be...


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