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Why Almost Everything Dean Ornish Says about Nutrition Is Wrong.

UPDATED: With Dean Ornish’s Response A critique of the diet guru’s views on high-protein diets, followed by a response from Ornish and a reply from the author Last month, an op–ed in The New York Times argued that high-protein and high-fat diets are to blame for America’s ever-growing waistline and incidence of chronic disease. The author, Dean Ornish, founder of …

Stem Cell Therapy and Skin Care

Our skin is full of cells called fibroblasts which contain growth factors that help keep the skin rejuvenated by producing collagen. Fibroblasts decrease as we age and in turn, the number of growth factors decreases as well. The decrease in growth factors combined with environmental factors such as UV rays and pollution can lead to skin that becomes wrinkled, loses elasticity …

Anti-Aging: The Future of Medicine is Here Now!

Dr. Ahvie Herskowitz is speaking this weekend, Saturday April 30, 1:00 – 2:30 pm at the New Living Expo in San Mateo, about Anti-Aging: The Future of Medicine is Here Now! New Living Expo, Creating Wellness through Mind, Body & Spirit, from April 29-May 1, 2016 at the San Mateo Event Center!

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New research hints at stem cell treatments for cataracts

A new operating technique could spell the end of complication-prone eye surgery. A pair of unrelated studies into the efficacy of stem cell-based treatments for correcting cataracts had the scientific community abuzz on Tuesday. The studies are “amazing, almost like science fiction” Mark Daniell, head of corneal research at the Centre for Eye Research Australia in Melbourne, told Nature News. …

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Stem Cells and Anti-Aging

You don’t have to have something “wrong with you” to benefit from stem cell therapy.  Stem cells are being used more frequently for anti-aging.  Since aging is propelled by inflammation and stem cells are used as immune system modulators, there is “tremendous promise” in using stem cells for decreasing systemic inflammation and, thus, for anti-aging purposes. DOWNLOAD PDF

Antioxidant Deters Exercise-Related Fatigue

An antioxidant compound itself, glutathione also recycle others antioxidants such as vitamins C and E. Wataru Aoi, from Kyoto Prefectural University (Japan), and colleagues employed a mouse model to assess the effects of glutathione supplementation on muscle, finding that the compound prevented pH level decreases otherwise associated with exercise. READ FULL ARTICLE