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Life Extension Magazine

September 2017

Launch Interactive Issue

Ben Stiller Advocates Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate cancer is curable when detected before it metastasizes. Yet millions of men are skipping annual PSA blood tests. Actor Ben Stiller is a beneficiary of early diagnosis and has become a passionate advocate for PSA screening.

Reports

New Resveratrol (And NAD+) Dosing Protocol

Resveratrol promotes longevity by activating proteins called sirtuins. For sirtuins to function, they require the coenzyme NAD+. Maturing people can derive considerable benefit by taking more NAD+ precursors with modest dose resveratrol. NAD+ is vital for youthful cell function including DNA repair.

Impede Upper Respiratory Infections

Scientists have identified a targeted probiotic cocktail that can boost the body’s immune defenses, in particular mucosal secretory IgA, thereby reducing colds, flu, and upper respiratory complications.

Relieve Urinary-Tract Symptoms

Urinary discomforts related to prostate enlargement are epidemic in aging men. Common symptoms include nighttime urinary frequency, urgency, and weak stream. Several natural extracts help alleviate urinary discomforts in men.

Reversing a Root Cause of Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a common cause of blindness. A human study demonstrates eye pressure reduced by 24% using two plant extracts. When combined with standard glaucoma therapy, intraocular pressure was lowered up to 40% with these natural extracts.

2017 Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Symposium

Organized by Dr. Michael Ozner, the Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Symposium is an annual gathering of visionary cardiologists focused on conquering heart disease. Topics included PCSK9 to reduce cholesterol, benefits of fish oil and biomarkers of coronary artery disease.

Departments


In The News

Meat increases mortality among cancer survivors; strict diabetes management extends life; NAD+ precursors slow aging; aspirin inhibits cancer; vitamin D relieves back pain; and updated disease protocols.

Superfoods

Celery

Celery has been cultivated for thousands of years and is a rich source of fiber, vitamin K, potent anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, and important minerals, including iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, calcium, selenium, and especially potassium.

Research Update

Pomegranate Improves Mitochondria

Swiss researchers have identified a molecule produced in the body from pomegranates known as urolithin A that reduces a pathologic mechanism of aging called mitochondrial dysfunction.

Wellness Profile

Heart Transplant Success Story

After Humberto Fasano’s staggering 2001 diagnosis of severe cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure (CHF), doctors told him that 50% of CHF patients usually die within five years of diagnosis. Over 15 years later, Fasano is thriving after he managed to outlast a chronic, seemingly hopeless disease with the help of first-rate cardiac care and Life Extension®.

Journal Abstracts