New drug being developed using compound found in red wine "could help humans live until they are 150"

New drug being developed using compound found in red wine 'could help humans live until they are 150'Drugs are synthetic versions of resveratrol, found in red wineResearch shows drugs which could prevent cancer and diabetes now viableMedication can be taken topically or orallyNo drugs yet developed to target aging skin By Lucy Crossley PUBLISHED: 20:48 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:40 GMT, 10 March 2013 Breakthrough: The new anti-aging drugs are synthetic versions of resveratrol which is found in red wine Drugs that could combat ageing and help people to live to 150-years-old may be available within five years, following landmark research.

Obesity and deadliest form of skin cancer "have genetic link"

Obesity and deadliest form of skin cancer 'have genetic link'Scientists find gene FTO may have role in obesity and skin cancerStudy looked at DNA of 73,000 patients including 13,000 with skin cancerPreviously though illness was mainly caused by sunbathing and sunbeds By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:14 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 19:45 GMT, 4 March 2013 A link between obesity and the deadliest form of skin cancer has been uncovered by scientists.

Osteoporosis: Men with beers bellies warned they are at risk of weaker bones

Put down that drink! Men with beers guts warned they are at risk of weaker bones Belly fat associated with increased risk of osteoporosis in menThis fat reduces how much growth hormone is secreted, which plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones | UPDATED: 16:29 GMT, 29 November 2012 Scroll down for video Belly fat leads to osteoporosis in men, a study has found Men with excessive fat around their middles aren't just putting their hearts under strain – they are also at risk of weaker bones.

Male contraception: Cutting of sperm"s power supply could make a man temporarily infertile

Off with their tails! Male contraceptive pill a step closer as scientists cut off the power supply that helps sperm swim Gene mutation disrupted their ability to swimResulted in sperm tails that were 17 per cent shorter and a 50 per cent reduction in sperm production | UPDATED: 12:05 GMT, 9 October 2012 Scientists have found a way to stop sperm swimming, making the long-awaited male contraceptive pill a step closer to fruition.

Baldness cure which reverses genetics could be on the market in two years

Baldness cure which reverses genetics could be on the market in two years Protein which stops hair follicles maturing found by scientistsThe team behind the discovery is in talks with drugs companies which may put a cure on the market in two years

Alzheimer"s breakthrough as scientists discover rare gene that stops plaques forming in brain

Alzheimer's breakthrough as scientists find rare gene that protects brain from the disease The genetic mutation stops damaging plaques forming in the brain | UPDATED: 07:11 GMT, 13 July 2012 A protein that protects against Alzheimer's disease has been discovered, opening the door to a new treatment.

Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study

Women with bigger breasts DO have higher risk of breast cancer, finds genetic study Link may be sex hormone oestrogen that can trigger the growth of mammary glands and tumoursStudy is the first to identify genetic variants linking breast size with cancer | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 4 July 2012 Scientists said the link between breast size and cancer could be down to the sex hormone oestrogen that can trigger the growth of mammary glands and tumours Women with larger breasts are more likely to develop breast cancer, say scientists.

Eating 40% less food could extend your life by 20 years, claim scientists developing treatment for "disease" of ageing

Eating 40% less food could extend your life by 20 years, claim scientists developing treatment for 'disease' of ageing UCL scientists studying how genetics and lifestyle can be adapted to offset the effects of ageing | UPDATED: 11:49 GMT, 3 July 2012 Eating 40 per cent less food could extend a person's life by 20 years, according to scientists.

Mothers who swaddle babies are causing hip problems that died out 25 years ago

Trendy mothers who swaddle their babies are causing rise in a hip problem that died out 25 years ago.Expert says if swaddling a baby it is vital they have enough room to bend their legs