Life Extension Magazine

April 2007

On The Cover

Slashing The High Cost Of Prescription Drugs

No organization has battled high drug prices more aggressively than the Life Extension Foundation. Now, with the opening of the Life Extension Pharmacy, members can reduce the risk of adverse drug reactions while saving as much as 80% on their prescription drug outlays.

Reports

New Strategy To Overcome "Emotional Eating"

Few doctors understand the role of “emotional eating” in keeping so many people overweight. New studies reveal how to favorably influence brain chemicals and metabolic processes to reduce appetite and induce fat loss.

Green Tea Supports Weight Control

Green tea’s broad-spectrum health benefits have made it a popular dietary supplement. New research suggests that green tea helps manage body weight by naturally increasing metabolism, inhibiting fat absorption, and increasing exercise capacity.

Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Treatment

Although American men stand a one-in-six chance of developing prostate cancer, this common cancer is nearly 100% survivable if detected early. Learn how advances in chemoprevention and treatment are helping more men avoid dying from this epidemic killer.

SAMe: Natural Relief From Depression

While SAMe can safely alleviate depression by itself, it can also significantly improve the efficacy of a popular antidepressant medication. New studies reveal why SAMe has such broad applications in protecting the joints, liver, brain, and arterial lining.

Departments

In The News

Life Extension green tea extract guards against neurodegeneration; weight loss cuts prostate cancer risk; calcium, vitamin D improve lipid profiles; broccoli-tomato combo reduces prostate tumors; higher vitamin D levels may lower MS risk; folic acid supplementation improves cognitive function; hormone therapy may lower Alzheimer’s risk in men; new clinical study for advanced melanoma; and more.

Ask The Pharmacist

Pharmacist James S. Scozzari discusses the merits of integrating fish oil with prescription heart medications such as Coumadin® and Lipitor®.

Nutraceutical Update

The carotenoids zeaxanthin, lutein, and meso-zeaxanthin offer targeted protection for the eyes, with ancillary benefit to the skin and arteries.

Wellness Profile

John Abdo’s lifelong passion for health and fitness is reflected in his invention of the AB-DOer® and other

Ask The Doctor

Dr. Roger C. Willette fields readers’ questions about managing the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Journal Abstracts