Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Resveratrol Anti-Aging Tonic may help keep Alzheimer’s at bay.

An organic compound found in red wine — resveratrol — has the ability to neutralize the toxic effects of proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease, according to research led by Rensselaer Professor Peter M. Tessier. The findings, published in the May 28 edition of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, are a step toward understanding the large-scale death of brain cells seen in certain neurodegenerative diseases.

Read the whole article directly from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute News Release Page
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