Life Extension Magazine

October 2002

On The Cover

The FDA versus the American consumer

Since 1984, The Life Extension Foundation has battled against the high-cost of prescription drugs. We long ago predicted that a health care cost crisis would erupt if Congress did not reign in the artificially inflated prices that Americans pay for their prescription medications.

Reports

Newly Discovered Benefits of Gamma Tocopherol

A form of vitamin E, gamma tocopherol has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties, as well as protecting against cancer, heart disease and degenerative brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Telomere Control and Cellular Aging

The study of human cellular aging has made great strides. The finding that it is possible to modify the pattern of cell behavior may lead to therapeutic applications that may slow the aging process in the future.

Elixxir

How to look 20-something at almost fifty.

Departments

In The News

SAMe aids arthritis, vitamins and esophageal cancer, etc.

Q & A

CLA dosage, etc.; Perilla oil or GLA/DHA?, plus…

Journal Abstracts