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Life Extension Magazine

December 2002

PREgnant MARes urINe

Premarin, which is made from the urine of pregnant horses, has been touted as the drug of choice for keeping women healthy and youthful. Not so, says an NIH study on 8,000 women who took Prempro, a combination of Premarin and synthetic progestin.

Reports

The New Hormone Replacement Therapy

There are foods that protect women in other countries against menopausal symptoms. These foods contain phytoestrogens, which can benefit women in numerous ways.

C-Reactive Protein

A better diagnostic tool than cholesterol for predicting cardiovascular disease risk, C-reactive protein, has gone largely unnoticed.

Prostate Cancer

Co-author of A Primer on Prostate Cancer, The Empowered Patient’s Guide, Donna Pogliano tells Life Extension her story as a partner in a battle against prostate cancer.

Departments

In The News

HRT side effects, B-vitamins protect against coronary occlusion, inadequate potassium iodide stockpiles.

Journal Abstracts