Monthly Archives: June 2009

More on DHMEQ and a no-no mind bender

Back in March I posted a short item the substance DHMEQ on this blog, a powerful recently-discovered inhibitor of NF-kappaB.  You might want to check out that post before reading further here.    DHMEQ was designed and synthesized by Japanese researchers … Continue reading

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MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

FROM TIME TO TIME, THIS BLOG DISCUSSES DISEASE PROCESSES.  THE INTENTION OF THOSE DISCUSSIONS IS TO CONVEY CURRENT RESEARCH FINDINGS AND OPINIONS, NOT TO GIVE MEDICAL ADVICE.  THE INFORMATION IN POSTS IN THIS BLOG IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR A … Continue reading

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Anti-inflammatory effects of the hormone alpha-MSH

This post is about a relatively older but still-interesting line of research linking the human hormone alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) to reduction of inflammation.  Melanocytes are cells which produce the pigment melanin which gives color to the skin, eyes and hair.   … Continue reading

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Research Roundup on the Lipofuscin Theory of Aging

One of the more-traditional theories of aging covered in my anti-aging treatise is Lipofuscin accumulation, a theory that has been around for decades.  According to this theory, aging is caused by or contributed to by lipofuscin, metabolic gunk, oxidized cross-linked … Continue reading

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Update on induced pluripotent stem cells

Research in induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) is rapidly moving forward, this being probably the most fast-moving area of stem cell research, a field which itself is proceeding at express speed.  I posted a blog entry Rebooting cells and longevity … Continue reading

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Inflammation, cancer and stem cells in autoimmune diseases

Three of the principal theories of aging articulated in my are treatise ANTI-AGING FIREWALLS – THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF LONGEVITY are Chronic or Excess Inflammation, Susceptibilities to Cancers, and Decline In Adult Stem Cell Differentiation. Recent research suggests an … Continue reading

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Dental Pulp Stem Cells – the big needle vs the tooth fairy

Little Jane asks “Daddy, where will they get the stem cells to make me better?” Daddy’s answer now “They will get some from your bone marrow.  They stick in a big needle to get it.” Previous posts on this blog … Continue reading

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Emodin – a moving substance

Since I started taking 600mg a day of trans-resveratrol, my bowel movements have become reliably punctual, sometimes almost overly so.  If you are taking large doses of resveratrol and are experiencing the same phenomenon or worse, it may be due … Continue reading

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Mama Ji’s Molecular Kitchen

The longevity research literature citations that appear in this blog or in my treatise are increasingly likely to refer to recombinant DNA laboratory analysis techniques like Western blot analysis, PCR, Alkaline lysis, Column chromatography, Sanger sequencing, Agarose gel electrophoresis, Radio-immune … Continue reading

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Anti-Aging Firewalls PowerPoint Presentation

I have created a 39-slide PowerPoint presentation THE SCIENCE OF AGING AND PRACTICAL ANTI-AGING INTERVENTIONS that provides an overview of the content in my treatise ANTI-AGING FIREWALLS – THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF LONGEVITY.  It is a good introduction to … Continue reading

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