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"We actually delayed the onset of aging and extended the healthy lifespan," Zhou said of the mice.


Mice with progeria lived 30 percent longer when fed with resveratrol compared with progerial mice not given the compound.


Asked if their study supported the notion that drinking red wine delays aging and reduces the risk of heart disease, Zhou said the alcohol content in wine would cause harm before any benefit could be derived.