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2013-03-08 12:12:24

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.

2010-07-22 15:29:29

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.

2009-12-15 12:52:26

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.

2008-11-28 07:54:01

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.

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.

2008-10-17 09:00:27

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.

2008-09-17 03:00:10

By Kent, David M IN MY CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, neighborhood, competing restaurants have promoted opposing gastronomic and life strategies. The motto at Jae's, a "nouvelle" Pan-Asian cafe specializing in presenting small, stylized foods on oversized white plates, was "Eat at Jae's.

2007-08-16 09:18:10

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.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.