Scientists Replicate Substance That Extends Life

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The scientists who discovered resveratrol, a substance in red wine that let mice live longer, say they've developed three drugs that do much the same thing. The most potent of the three controls blood sugar and is believed to fight other diseases of aging. They need regulatory approval.

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Posted November 29, 2007 at 11:49 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Tar Heel wrote:

The critters that got to drink red wine must feel like they won the lab mice lottery.

November 29, 3:11 pm | [comment link]
2. Ad Orientem wrote:

If this is the long fabled wonder drug that will turn me into a 19 year old again… I will pass.  Once around that block was enough for me.

November 29, 9:53 pm | [comment link]
3. MJD_NV wrote:

I say, just drink more red wine! wink

November 30, 12:41 pm | [comment link]
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