Life Extension Magazine

May 2004

On The Cover

Reports

An Eye to the Future: Halting Age-Related Vision Loss

Despite the prevalence of eye disorders in people over 50, few aging adults can identify these conditions or what causes them. This invaluable guide to eye disorders provides the latest in preventive supplementation.

A Comprehensive Guide to Preventive Blood Testing

Regular blood testing to measure disease risk factors is a critical first step in taking control of your health. Learn how to use your blood test results to help protect against multiple age-related diseases.

Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors Show Promise

Histone deacetylase inhibitors, a sophisticated new cancer treatment being developed at the National Cancer Institute, force cancer cells to behave normally. Preliminary findings are limited but dramatic.

Departments

As We See It

Acetaminophen kills 100 Americans and causes 56,000 emergency room visits each year. Acetaminophen exemplifies the FDA’s failure to protect consumers against lethal drug side effects, even while it brutally suppresses information about lifesaving therapies and supplements.

In The News

Vitamins C and E found to prevent Alzheimer’s disease; fiber slows progression of atherosclerosis; curcumin shown to inhibit tumor angiogenesis; head injury study: melatonin is neuroprotective; study links depression to omega-3 deficiency; testosterone supplementation found safe in new report.

Q & A

Questions from our readers on modified citrus pectin, melatonin, and more.

Profile: Conscious Talk Radio

Given up by traditional medicine, three individuals saved their lives through the use of supplements and other protocols. Now they have joined together to create Conscious Talk Radio, a weekly radio program to spread the word on healthy living.

Journal Abstracts