Life Extension Magazine

March 2009

On The Cover

Mark Hyman, MD: Healing the Broken Brain Syndrome

Best-selling author, Mark Hyman, MD, reveals how to fix problems of the brain such as mood swings, depression, anxiety, and ADD by healing the body first. His approach encompasses diet, nutritional supplements, exercise, and lifestyle changes that might one day make traditional psychiatric medicine obsolete.

Reports

Enhancing Growth Hormone Naturally

By the time we reach mid-to-late life, most of us are deficient in growth hormone. Injections of human growth hormone remain controversial and expensive. Fortunately, scientific studies reveal strategies to naturally boost the body’s endogenous growth hormone production to help recapture youthful vitality.


Preserving Cognitive Function with Aging

Dementia robs loved ones of their memory, personality, and dignity. Encouraging news from scientific studies reveals that cognitive deterioration need not be an “inevitable” consequence of aging. Increasing evidence suggests targeted strategies can prevent cognitive decline and dementia and to some extent reverse it.

Detecting Metastatic Cancer Lesions…Before it is Too Late!

In 2007, Life Extension reported on a diagnostic procedure that detects the spread of cancer better than invasive surgical procedures. Find out how this breakthrough enables the early identification and tracking of metastatic lesions, while there is an opportunity for treatment to eradicate the disease.

Departments

As We See It-Ending the Atrocities

Numerous reports reveal the FDA is in far worse shape than originally thought. Few people comprehend the fatal repercussions of FDA failures that range from approving dangerous drugs by disseminating fraudulent safety data to stifling medical innovation via bureaucratic incompetence. Find out what Life Extension is doing to persuade Congress to radically
reform this troubled federal agency.

Why The Life Extension Pharmacy Is Unique

Director of Pharmacy Operations, Frank La Corte, RPh, PD, is using over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and compounding sectors to upgrade the Life Extension Pharmacy, providing unique and valuable professional services to its clients.

In The News

Study finds most doctors, nurses take supplements; red wine guards against sun damage; metabolic risks of common plastic additive; vitamin B deficiency may impair cognition; and more.


Ask The Doctor

A new study shows that eating a traditional Mediterranean diet regularly may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by up to 83%. Michael Ozner, MD, explains how this diet works to help you live a longer and healthier life.


Journal Abstracts