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Harvard Medical School Study Validates Longevity Pathway: Findings Identify Universal Mechanism for Activating Anti-Aging Pathway



3/8/2013 7:10:14 AM

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. What's more, the researchers have uncovered the molecular mechanism for this interaction, and show that a class of more potent drugs currently in clinical trials act in a similar fashion. Pharmaceutical compounds similar to resveratrol may potentially treat and prevent diseases related to aging in people, the authors contend.

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