Navigation Links
Can Resveratrol Make You Smarter?
Date:5/11/2010

LONDON, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The subject of extensive studies across the world, Resveratrol is proving to be a major talking point in the scientific community. And as evidence comes to light of the continuing beneficial effects of this compound, a further study by the University of Northumbria in the UK has confirmed what many scientists already believe to be the case - that Resveratrol could have a significant impact on the cognitive processes of the human brain.

The double-blind, peer-reviewed study was recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and concludes that a relatively small dose of the compound can modulate cerebral blood flow variables and actually increase blood flow during task performance. In the study, 22 healthy adults received either a placebo or two doses (measured at 250mg and 500mg) of trans-Resveratrol in counterbalanced order on separate days. After a 45-minute resting absorption period, they then carried out a selection of cognitive tasks designed to activate the frontal cortex of the brain for 36 minutes. The levels of cerebral blood flow and hemodynamics were measured and indexed, calculating the concentration changes in oxygenated and deoxygenated haemoglobin present in the frontal cortex throughout the post-treatment period through the use of near-infrared spectroscopy.

Unexpected results

The results were remarkable. The study showed that subjects taking the trans-Resveratrol supplement demonstrated an increase in cerebral blood flow during the task performances. The increase in deoxyhaemoglobin after both doses suggested that there was substantially enhanced oxygen extraction throughout the process. While cognitive function was not affected, the results do open the doors for further investigation as to the longer
'/>"/>

SOURCE Biotivia
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. Your Brain on Resveratrol
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2015)... , April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc. ... diagnostics company that develops and commercializes proprietary technologies ... announced that it has received approval from the ... 5,126,044 outstanding common share purchase warrants ("the Warrants") ... with the Company,s May 2013 private placement financing. ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 17, 2015 Global Stem Cells ... Stem Cell Summit 2015 April 27 - 29, 2015 ... developments in all areas of stem cell research including ... cells and regenerative medicine. , The conference will ... well as translational research in stem cell therapies, regenerative ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... South Carolina (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 ... and steam system services, released their newly designed, ... The customer facing website effectively promotes the ... , All the information that a site ... steam system services, company capabilities, industries serviced, the ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... South San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 ... it is scheduled to report first quarter results on ... Following the announcement, Cytokinetics’ senior management will host a ... operational and financial results and the company’s outlook for ... webcast and can be accessed from the homepage and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:SQI Diagnostics to Extend Warrant Expiry 2SQI Diagnostics to Extend Warrant Expiry 3Global Stem Cells Group To Join GTCbio Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Summit in Boston, April 27-29, 2015 2Global Stem Cells Group To Join GTCbio Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Summit in Boston, April 27-29, 2015 3Spirax Sarco website has a new look 2Cytokinetics to Announce First Quarter Results on April 30, 2015 2Cytokinetics to Announce First Quarter Results on April 30, 2015 3
... Favrille, Inc. (OTC,Bulletin Board: FVRL) announced today that ... reverse merger whereby Favrille would acquire,all of the capital ... stock for stock merger that would result in MMR ... is,consummated on the terms set forth in the non-binding ...
... October, 2008, Stenum Hospital, Germany, just five years after Jim Rider, ... has now surpassed the 600 American patient milestone. , ... ... healthcare crisis in the US getting worse, and the knowledge that ...
... EST, HOPKINTON, Mass., Oct. 23 Caliper ... a conference call discussing the,company,s third quarter 2008 ... 10. Kevin Hrusovsky, President and Chief Executive Officer ... call. Management will,discuss operational and financial results and ...
Cached Biology Technology:Favrille Announces Execution of Non-binding Term Sheet for a Merger Transaction 2Stenum Hospital Does its 600th American Disc Replacement Surgery 2Caliper Life Sciences' Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results Conference Call Notice 2
(Date:4/1/2015)... , Apr. 1, 2015  NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, ... Wocket smart wallets is underway to early access pre-order ... group includes usage at retail outlets including Walmart, Target, ... Users report Wocket was accepted at all outlets and ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... March 31, 2015   Guidepoint , a leading ... the Post-Surgical Pain Management TRACKER, part of the ... trends in the medical device and therapeutics markets. The ... including treatment volumes, market share, and adoption rates across ... with joint surgery. The Post-Surgical Pain Management ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hdgz7h/global_iris ) has ... Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... grow at a CAGR of 23.5 percent over the ... scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Iris ... market size, the report considers the revenue generated from ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 2NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 3NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 4Guidepoint Launches Post-Surgical Pain Management TRACKER 2Guidepoint Launches Post-Surgical Pain Management TRACKER 3Global Iris Recognition Market 2015-2019 with 3M Cogent, Bioenable Technologies, Cross Match Technology, Iris ID Systems & Safran Dominating 2
... lionfish are not the only threats to Florida,s natural habitat. ... of the St. Johns River. Biologists at the University ... slender tree once used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes, ... the 1950s. Canals were built to control runoff and ...
... leading zebrafish researchers contribute to the community,s active global ... by students in grades K-12, as well as articles ... abstracts (including student, parent, and teacher authors), and an ... Education Workshops are featured in a special issue of ...
... wrong? What if he paired a male and a female ... they were not the same and could not produce offspring? ... Project race to save frogs from a devastating disease by ... At the El Valle Amphibian Conservation Center, project scientists breed ...
Cached Biology News:Pythons, lionfish and now willow invade Florida's waterways 2Pythons, lionfish and now willow invade Florida's waterways 3Surprising teaching tool in K-12 science education -- Zebrafish research 2
... an internal standard for the quantification of ... 5-OxoETE is a polyunsaturated keto acid formed ... neutrophils. It stimulates cytosolic calcium levels in ... 5-OxoETE selectively stimulates the migration and degranulation ...
... a 10.0 kb Autographa californica (AcNPV) polyhedrin ... AcNPV polyhedrin promoter and two AcNPV p10 ... a Sma I cloning site, followed by ... inverted polyhedrin promoter has been inserted containing ...
BD BioCoat Osteologic Coverslips that have been sterilized by ETO gas. Coating : Osteologic&trade ,Thickness : 0.16 mm ,Diameter : 12.7 mm ,Gridded : No ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody to ACP2 - acid phosphatase 2, lysosomal...
Biology Products: