Latest Sirtuin Stories
New research reinforces the claim that resveratrol—a compound found in plants and food groups, notably red wine—prolongs lifespan and health-span by boosting the activity of mitochondria, the cell's energy supplier.
Findings may settle scientific debate surrounding this chemical found in red wine and other foods.
Treatment that increases brain levels of a crucial regulatory enzyme may slow the loss of brain cells that characterize Huntington’s disease (HD) and other neurodegenerative disorders, according to this study.
Calorie restriction activates genes linked to longevity and brain function, according to a new Italian study with mice. The discovery could lead to new treatments to keep the brain in a healthy, youthful state without the need for a restrictive diet.
New research suggests that anti-ageing face creams and supplements, that actively use a 'miracle ingredient' commonly found in red wine, are a complete waste of time and money, and do nothing to improve your odds of living a longer life.
Research published in the Cancer Cell journal in March was a significant step in knowing the causes of cancer better, especially breast cancer, revealing that the lack or loss of a protein in the cells known as SIRT3, induces the proliferation of this disease and thereby, this protein can be an may be a therapeutic target in the development of effective therapies for cancer.
The most common type of breast cancer in older women â€” estrogen and progesterone receptor (ER/PR) positive breast cancer â€” has been linked to a protein that fends off aging-related cellular damage.
For decades, scientists have been searching for the fundamental biological secrets of how eating less extends lifespan.
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.
According to a study published on Sunday, a gene linked to increased life span through calorie restriction also appears to play a critical role in boosting memory and brain power.
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.