Life Extension Magazine

September 2009

On The Cover

Peggy Fleming: Energized By CoQ10

Four decades after Peggy Fleming won the Olympic Gold medal in figure skating, she’s back taking on an even tougher opponent: heart disease. Armed with her old determination and her new knowledge of supplements, Fleming shares her desire to increase awareness of CoQ10.

Reports

A Prescription for Beautiful and Healthy Legs - A European Citrus-Based Product Restores Shapeliness and Health to Swollen and Painful Legs

An estimated 12 to 25 million Americans suffer from “cankles” (loss of definition between calves and ankles due to swelling) and varicose veins. Micronized diosmin is a European drug widely used to achieve shapelier, smoother, and younger looking legs. This bioflavonoid also combats the venous deterioration that causes unsightly varicose and spider veins. Micronized diosmin is now available to Americans as a low cost supplement.

Beyond Colonoscopy to Real Protection

A recent study has shown that colonoscopy screenings fail to detect a significant number of cancers. Given that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the US, it is critical to employ an anticancer strategy that includes protective plant-based polyphenols.


Soothing Psoriasis and Stress - Related Skin Conditions

While there is no cure for psoriasis, recent studies show that nutraceutical products can dramatically ease the suffering of those inflicted with this debilitating condition. In particular, bioactive sweet whey extract can reduce the size and severity of skin lesions and greatly improve cosmetic appearance.


CoQ10 and Cancer Treatment

After ten years of Life Extension®’s relentless reporting on the benefits of CoQ10 in cancer treatment, the government-funded agency, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), recently published their views on the subject. In their report, the NCI finally acknowledged that CoQ10 may be an effective adjuvant treatment for cancer.

Departments

As We See It - Why American Healthcare is Headed for Collapse

As the population of the United States ages, the government-run Medicare program is becoming increasingly unsustainable. For years, Life Extension® has battled against the inflated costs and outright fraud plaguing this bloated bureaucracy. Radical changes are the only solution to correct this ongoing tragedy of inefficient and ineffective healthcare.


In The News

DHEA improves bone density; vitamin E lowers prostate cancer risk; vitamin D improves brain function; magnesium decreases blood pressure; tea reduces stroke risk, and more.

Journal Abstracts