Resveratrol as an Antiaging Drug: A Review of articles


  • Wasan Waadallah Al-Hassawi Department of Anatomy, college of Medicine, university of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq
  • Maha AbdulJabbar Al-Sammak Department of Anatomy, college of Medicine, university of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq



Keywords: Resveratrol, antiaging mechanisms, aging related diseases.



In recent decades, progressions in care of health have increased the average lifespan, resulting in an increase in old age population. Unfortunately, this has led to an increase in periods of health problems or disabilities, and multiple diseases that associated with aging are responsible for the largest health problems in the majority of developing nations. Many anti-aging approaches such as healthy life styles and medical therapies aimed for reducing the prevalence of bad health conditions and the age associated disease as Alzheimer disease, cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, and cancer. Grapes, peanuts, and blueberries are just a few examples of the many foods that contain resveratrol, numerous reports have shown its importance in antiaging therapy that decreases oxidative stress, lowers inflammation, enhances mitochondrial activity and controls apoptosis. Throughout this review, we will describe the possible antiaging mechanisms of resveratrol and its effect on extension of life span and on many aging-related diseases.



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