Monthly Archives: March 2009

DHMEQ

You probably never heard of DHMEQ but probably will he hearing a lot about it in the future.  The initials stand for dehydroxymethylepoxyquinomicin, a powerful recently-discovered inhibitor of NF-kappaB.  You might recall that the nuclear activation factor NF-kappaB plays a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Factors that drive Giuliano’s Law

The last two posts on this blog identified Giuliano’s Law of Anti-Aging and discussed how I see it applying to my personal aging.  This post discusses why I think the law or a close variant of it is valid.  Again, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

More on Giuliano’s Law; calculating my longevity prospects

In yesterday’s post I proposed Giuliano’s Law of Anti Aging: ·        Starting now, every seven years will see the emergence of practical age-extension interventions (ones that have a potential of leading to extraordinary longevity) that double the power of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Giuliano’s Law: Prospects for breaking through the 122 year human age limit

What is the prospect of a healthy disease-free adult breaking through the existing 122 year human age limit and going on to live to 150, 200 or 300 years by constantly follows the latest and best anti-aging program?  This is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Longevity Genes and two Fantasies

The first fantasy:  In the Hollywood movie, late at night in her lab the young attractive researcher discovers how to activate “The Longevity Gene,” making human life spans of 200 years possible.  Then her “secret” gets stolen by bad guys … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Use it or lose it and sexual intercourse

A recent Finish study evaluated the effect of frequency of sexual intercourse on risk of subsequent erectile dysfunction.  The study was based on written interview data.  A sample consisting of 989 men aged 55 to 75 years (mean 59.2 years) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Why does your hair turn gray?

Graying hair is a sure-fire sign of aging.  But what is going on?  Actually, the hair is being bleached.  Recently-reported research indicates that graying with age is due to a buildup of hydrogen peroxide in human scalp hair shafts – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

DNA methylation, personalized medicine and longevity

We as people are very different from each other.  And a medicine that may work well on one person may not work well on another or even poison him.  The dream of personalized  medicine is that your genetic and epigenetic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Rebooting cells and longevity

An amazing discovery is still in the process of being made.  Exposing the DNA of many kinds of body cells to just four transcription-factor proteins causes a cell to lose all memory of what it is and does and become … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Longevity of poor people correlated with IQ

A reported large-scale population study by Scottish researchers indicates that longevity is highly correlated with childhood intelligence quotient, especially for people who grow up in poorer neighborhoods.  A thousand people were followed during a 70-year span.  During a 25 year … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment