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A new study demonstrates what researchers consider conclusive evidence that the red wine compound resveratrol directly activates a protein that promotes health and longevity in animal models.
MIT biologists report that they have discovered the first link between the amyloid plaques that form in the brains of Alzheimer's patients and a gene previously implicated in the aging process, SIRT1.
A new paper from MIT biology professor Leonard Guarente strengthens the link between longevity proteins called sirtuins and the lifespan-extending effects of calorie restriction.
Harvard researchers report finding a new clue into the reason for aging in a minor ingredient of red wine and its role in activating a protein. Scientists said they made their finding while trying to understand how the agent resveratrol improves the health and lifespan of laboratory mice, The New York Times reported.
A French study using mice suggests an experimental drug can protect against obesity and metabolic diseases associated with a high-fat diet.
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.
Sirtris, a GSK company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat diseases of aging such as Type 2 Diabetes, today announced that it will provide an update on the Company's clinical and preclinical progress at the 2008 Boston Biotech R&D Conference on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 at Harvard Medical School.
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Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRT), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat diseases of aging, announced today that Sirtris, together with leading sirtuin researchers David A Sinclair, Ph.D. and Leonard P.
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