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Life Extension Magazine

August 2016

Launch Interactive Issue

An Overlooked Cause of Depression

A little known cause of depression are high levels of homocysteine. A controlled clinical study found that 5-MTHF, a metabolically active form of folate, lowered homocysteine levels and significantly improved depression.

Reports

Healthy Choices Protect Against Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death and the most preventable. Published studies demonstrate that healthy dietary practices and specific nutrients can help protect against colon cancer development.

Novel Method Uncovers Younger-Looking Skin

Microdermabrasion ranks among the most popular ways to restore youthful skin. A new at-home self-administered formula harnesses the unique properties of microdermabrasion utilizing ultra-fine crystals.

A New Era!

Human age reversal is evolving into scientific reality. Life Extension Foundation® is cosponsoring the Revolution against Aging and Death conference in San Diego on August 4-7, 2016. The focus is how age reversal can be accelerated through group collaboration.

Fight Stress and Support Adrenals with Adaptogens

Stress accelerates aging by disrupting cellular function. Natural extracts known as adaptogens protect the body against the assault of both internal and external stressors. Research has shown that four natural adaptogens can help neutralize damage caused by daily stress.

Sleep Medicine Conference

At the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society, scientists reported on new findings related to the detrimental impact of sleep deprivation. These include cognitive dysfunction, sleep apnea, insomnia, and hormone imbalance.

Departments

As We See It

Government Inflicted Colon Cancer

Life Extension Magazine® publishes articles that sometimes contain material your government prefers you not read. They don’t want this knowl­edge circulated because it increases their short term medical costs. Government groups are now recommending against colonoscopies for seniors. The tragic result will be colorectal cancers that go undetected and metastasize. Find out common-sense approaches to diagnosing early-stage colon lesions that can be removed before they transform into malignancy.


In The News

$250 million cancer grant; supplements inhibit deafness; omega-3 lowers inflammation; ginseng improves diabetes; vitamin D reduces cardiovascular risk; and more.

Research Update

Newly Discovered Benefits of Lutein

Lutein is well-known for protecting vision. New research reveals that lutein can also help prevent cardio-metabolic disorders such as heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

Author Interview

The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up

In his new book The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up, Steven Masley, MD, explains how you can reduce your risk factors for heart disease and stroke in just one month. He recently provided Life Extension Magazine with potentially lifesaving tips in an exclusive interview.

Journal Abstracts