Life Extension Magazine

March 2005

On The Cover

Reports

An Unfounded Attack On Vitamin E

When Johns Hopkins researchers released a study attacking vitamin E, the news media went along for the ride, alarming millions. Here we explain why the Hopkins study is seriously flawed and how the media perpetuated one of the great scientific hoaxes of all time.

The Making Of “Killer Vitamin E”

Is vitamin E really the killer that the Johns Hopkins researchers made it out to be? A close look at the methodology and motivation behind the Hopkins meta-analysis reveals the study to be a seriously flawed farce masquerading as science.

Preventing Colon Cancer

Colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer through proper nutrition and diagnostics. Here we examine the most recent research on what you can do to avoid this epidemic disease.

Benefits Of High-Dose Folic Acid

The well-established health benefits of folic acid have encouraged medical researchers to investigate whether high-dose folic acid confers even greater positive effects. An inside look at the latest scientific studies reveals surprising and promising results.

Departments

As We See It

As demonstrated by the Vioxx® scandal and skyrocketing drug prices, consumers are being defrauded out of their health and money by a bureaucracy that long ago outlived its usefulness.

In The News

Curcumin exhibits strong anti-cancer effects; lactoferrin shows unique bone-building activity; vitamin K2 intake reduces heart disease risk; supplements stop muscle wasting during bed rest; artichoke extract relieves irritable bowel syndrome; and more.

Ask The Doctor

Dermatologist Gary Goldfaden, MD, explains how to reduce dark circles and puffiness under the eyes naturally.

Profile

Utilizing supplements and herbs, therapist Peter Glasser has found a way to successfully treat lymphedema.

Journal Abstracts