Life Extension Magazine

September 2002

On The Cover

European Therapy Enhances Acuity

Glycerylphosphorylcholine (GPC) helps prevent brain aging and restores brain function. Published studies show that GPC is especially effective in alleviating cognitive disorders relating to memory loss and attention deficit. In Europe, GCP is a drug prescribed to treat neurological disease, but is sold in the United States as a dietary supplement.

Reports

Treating and Preventing Osteoporosis

With recent evidence showing that the estrogen-progestin drug combo is more damaging than beneficial, bisphosphonates are taking center stage as the drugs of choice in the treatment of the disease.

Power Nutrients

The Science and Policy of Performance Enhancing Supplements, First Annual Conference.

Departments

In The News

Antioxidants reduce Alzheimer’s incidence, while high levels of C-reactive protein predict Alzheimer’s risk; protecting against macular degeneration and esophageal cancer.

Q & A

Curcumin as an adjuvant cancer therapy, addressing prevention at a young age, plus…

Journal Abstracts