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December 2004

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Life Extension Magazine December 2004

Flower Pollen for Prostate Health

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is one of the most common age-related conditions in men, with millions affected in the US alone. Cernitin®, a natural remedy derived from pollen extracts, helps manage the troublesome symptoms of an enlarged prostate.

 
Reports  

Can Curcumin Prevent Alzheimer's?

Can Curcumin Prevent Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer’s disease continues to wreak havoc on the lives of millions of elderly adults. Some scientists believe that curcumin’s powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and tumor-suppressant properties may help to prevent and treat this insidious pathology.

Getting Serious about Selenium

Getting Serious about Selenium

Once considered biologically irrelevant, the trace mineral selenium has been shown by modern science to be essential to human health. Selenium is central to many major life processes, including healthy metabolic, growth, reproductive, and immune functions.

Pills to Protect Against Radiation

Pills to Protect Against Radiation

A nuclear emergency within US borders could be potentially lethal on a large scale. Yet a simple pill of potassium iodide can safely protect against one of the most dangerous side effects of radiation exposure: the development of thyroid cancer.

Departments  

As We See It

As We See ItColorectal cancer is preventable if detected early, but still kills more than 57,000 Americans every year. Startling new findings conclusively demonstrate the benefits of flexible tube versus virtual colonoscopy.

In The News

In The NewsCalcium, folic acid yield cost savings; red wine protects prostate; soy reduces atherosclerosis risk; vitamins avert chemotherapy immune suppression; zinc prevents dyslexia in children; pharmacies sue FDA; whey improves insulin sensitivity; tea drinking reduces hypertension risk; blood test may detect aortic atherosclerosis.

Ask the Doctor

Ask the DoctorWilliam Davis, MD, FACC, discusses nutritional management of high triglycerides and naturally raising HDL.

Case History

Case HistoryDr. Sergey Dzugan describes a 29-year-old woman whose diminished production of hormones and poor health were caused by low cholesterol.

Q & A

Q & AAbout trimethylglycine (TMG); modified citrus pectin; folic acid for oral health; improve memory with creatine; protection against acetaminophen; treating arthritis pain.

All About Supplements

All About SupplementsLycopene is regarded by many as nature’s most potent antioxidant, offering protection against both cancer and heart disease.

Profile: Stephen Strum, MD

Profile: Stephen Strum, MDFor more than two decades, Stephen Strum, MD, has shown a singular devotion to the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.

Journal Abstracts 

Cernitin, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Phytotherapy and Curcumin

 

 

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