Life Extension Magazine

November 2012

On The Cover

Reports

Innovative Laser Therapy Offers New Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

In a human clinical research trial supported by Life Extension®, scientists are testing an innovative, laser-assisted immune therapy against advanced breast cancer. This sophisticated technique not only destroys primary tumors but also appears to act as a cancer vaccine, preventing recurrences. Results so far are encouraging.

Dorothy Hamill: An Inspiration On and Off the Ice

Five years ago, America’s Sweetheart—Olympic Gold Medal winner and longtime Ice Capades star Dorothy Hamill—was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her return to vibrant health has involved participation in research studies, diet, exercise, and supplements.

DHA: An Essential Brain Food

Studies show that brain tissue contains the highest concentration of DHA in the body. For those wishing to boost their DHA levels to avoid cognitive degeneration, NASA scientists have found a rich source of vegetarian DHA available from marine algae.

How Bioflavonoids Create Youthful Skin Tone

A topical formulation harnesses the rejuvenating synergy of three flavonoidsquercetin, hesperidin, and rutin—to nourish and heal skin cells through multiple pathways. Combined, these flavonoids minimize uneven skin tone, age spots, wrinkles, and spider veins.

In The News

Selenium with CoQ10 lowered deaths from cardiovascular disease by 54%; curcumin prevents type II diabetes in prediabetics; middle-aged adherence to Mediterranean diet reduced mortality by up to 62%; improperly cooked meat increases risk of advanced cancer—confirming longstanding Life Extension® warnings; and more.

Departments

As We See It

Extensive scientific evidence documents the anti-cancer properties of metformin. Yet it is illegal for manufacturers to promote metformin to healthy people who want to reduce their risk of cancer, vascular occlusion, or obesity. Unless the current political/legal stranglehold over medical innovation is lifted, needless suffering and death will continue.

Time to Celebrate CELERY

Nutrient rich pumpkin seeds contain an impressive array of vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and even tryptophan! Evidence indicates that pumpkin seeds can help combat heart disease, osteoporosis, anxiety, and arthritis.

Journal Abstracts