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Life Extension Magazine

October 2014

Launch Interactive Issue

Assembly Line Medicine

Cancer patients are being deprived of lifesaving therapies by oppressive bureaucracy, physician apathy, insurance company denials, and inflated medical costs. Find out how cancer victims can circumvent today’s backwards oncology system to improve their odds of long-term survival.

Reports

Carbohydrates Sharply Increase Breast Cancer Risk

A new study published in Cancer Epidemiology, shows that carbohydrates dramatically increase the risk of breast cancer. Fortunately, there are ways to protect your body from acute carbo-hydrate exposure while inhibiting cancer-promoting growth factors.

Two Natural Plant Extracts Lower Blood Pressure

Researchers have discovered two natural compounds that combat high blood pressure via different mechanisms. Olive leaf extract provides ACE-inhibiting effects, while celery seed extract provides potent calcium channel blocking properties. Clinical studies demonstrate that both extracts safely lower blood pressure—without adverse effects.

Innovative And Personalized Cancer Treatment

Every cancer case is different and can’t be effectively treated by a “one-size-fits-all” approach. The International Strategic Cancer Alliance (ISCA) provides patients with personalized case management that includes customized plans comprised of approved therapies, experimental drugs, advanced diagnostics, hormone modulation, and nutritional support.

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer kills almost 40,000 Americans a year, yet treatments have failed to improve survival much over the past 50 years. This case history describes an advanced pancreatic cancer patient who turned to the International Strategic Cancer Alliance for guidance and has far outlived the expectations of conventional medicine.

Why Some People Need Modified Citrus Pectin

A little-known molecule produced in our bodies called galectin-3 has been found to play a causative role in heart failure, cancer, and kidney disease. As drug companies search for a solution, scientists have discovered that modified citrus pectin, derived from the pith of citrus fruits, can inhibit galectin-3, blocking its ability to send destructive molecular signals.

Departments

Wellness Profile

Wellness Profile

Best-selling author and medical director of the TV show The Biggest Loser, Dr. Robert Huizenga believes that 80% of all diseases and medications can be eliminated through shedding excess weight and effective exercise.

In The News

Metformin associated with a 25% reduction in glaucoma; intravenous vitamin C inhibits Epstein-Barr; fasting triggers stem cell regeneration; omega-3 supplements reduce tobacco cravings; low vitamin D levels linked to higher HIV progression; soy isoflavone inhibits prostate cancer metastasis; and more.

Journal Abstracts