Monthly Archives: September 2011

Phytosubstances – focus on cat’s claw

There is a substantial amount current research on cat’s claw (uncaria tomentosa, in Spanish Uña de Gato), a herb imported from the Peruvian Amazon.  This blog entry documents some of the properties of this remarkable substance and a number of … Continue reading

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Editorial – A shift in a key aging sciences paradigm

By Vince Giuliano Mainline scientific theories may have long lifespans but are inevitably overturned as accumulating evidence renders them obsolete and brings alternative theories to the fore.  We saw this in physics over 100 years ago when relativity theory and … Continue reading

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Aging and the immune system – focus on naïve T-cells

By Vince Giuliano The human immune system provides our defenses against pathogens. This blog entry focuses on research on T-cells. a family of cells in the immune system.  The research is relevant to aging because it challenges the traditional view … Continue reading

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End of the free radical theory of aging and negative consequences of indiscriminante antioxidant supplementation

By Victor Most popular discussions of antioxidants are based on an outdated view of free radicals as evil, toxic compounds, ones which cause chain reactions of destructive damage culminating in degenerative diseases and aging.  Research in recent years has revealed … Continue reading

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