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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...

2005-11-03 15:24:43

Bethesda, MD - A study published in the November 11 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that resveratrol, a compound found in grapes and red wine, lowers the levels of the amyloid-beta peptides which cause the telltale senile plaques of Alzheimer's disease. "Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol occurring in abundance in several plants, including grapes, berries and peanuts," explains study author Philippe Marambaud. "The polyphenol is found in high concentrations in red wines....

2005-09-20 16:50:49

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Beer and spirits drinkers face a higher risk of colorectal tumors, but wine drinkers may have a lower risk, according to a report in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. "Alcohol is pernicious with regard to colorectal" tumors, Dr. Joseph C. Anderson from Stony Brook University, New York told Reuters Health. "Lifestyle plays a role as genetics does in the development" of these tumors. Dr. Anderson and associates investigated the...