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2008-11-06 00:00:04

A French study using mice suggests an experimental drug can protect against obesity and metabolic diseases associated with a high-fat diet.

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2008-11-05 15:35:00

Researchers in France say they have found a drug that tricks the body into burning off fat even when on a high-fat diet. The drug is a chemical cousin of red wine extract resveratrol.

2008-10-01 09:00:12

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Genstruct Inc., a systems biology company focused on identifying molecular mechanisms, networks and biomarkers to better develop novel therapeutics and molecular diagnostics, today announced the publication of a paper authored by Gil Blander, Ph.D.

2008-10-01 09:00:09

Sirtris, a GSK company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat diseases of aging such as Type 2 Diabetes, announced today that it published a new review article on the growing body of sirtuin research and its potential to treat diseases of aging such as Type 2 Diabetes, mitochondrial disorders, inflammation, cancer, and heart disease.

2008-09-17 12:00:35

Sirtris, a GlaxoSmithKline company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat diseases of aging such as Type 2 diabetes, has completed an agreement with Harvard University to exclusively license two patent applications covering SIRT3-based methods of treatments and assays.

2008-09-16 09:00:15

Sirtris, a GSK Company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat diseases of aging such as Type 2 Diabetes, announced today that it has completed an agreement with Harvard University to exclusively license two patent applications covering SIRT3-based methods of treatments and assays.

2008-08-28 03:00:22

By Saey, Tina Hesman Work could lead to drugs for obesity, aging and jet lag Cue stomach rumbles SIRT1 sets internal clock To metabolism Timing is everything, especially when it comes to basic biological functions such as eating, sleeping and liver activity.

2008-07-01 09:00:13

Elixir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., today announced the Company has entered an exclusive license agreement with Boston University to key intellectual property covering discoveries regarding the use of modulators of SIRT1, a member of the sirtuin class of protein deacetylase enzymes.

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2008-01-24 10:10:00

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 lose a bit of youthfulness.


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