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2011-11-01 21:14:11

When obese men take a relatively small dose of resveratrol in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms change for the better.

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.

2008-07-01 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.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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