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THE HORMESIS BARS

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A collection of stories and explanations by Jim Watson and Vince Giuliano The stories are fantasies about new kinds of bars that could possibly exist in the future.  The Hormesis Bars are ones where all the drinks produce stresses.  According … Continue reading

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Multifactorial hormesis II – Powerpoint presentation

This blog entry contains the PowerPoint presentation I gave in Honolulu at the Hawaii Institute for Molecular Education Symposium Investigating the Future of Medicine which was Webcast on March 16, 2013.  The presentation is more graphical and less technical than the … Continue reading

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Multifactorial hormesis – the theory and practice of maintaining health and longevity

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By Vince Giuliano and James P Watson This blog entry generalizes on the concept of hormesis, discusses the multiple pathways through which hormesis takes place, and suggests a myriad of ways that ordinary people can take advantage of hormesis to … Continue reading

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Mitohormesis

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By Vince Giuliano This blog is about Mitohormesis, a different form of hormesis than that discussed in the previous blog entry Radiation Hormesis.  Mitohormesis has to do with cell metabolic pathways and oxidative stress, topics I have discussed in many … Continue reading

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Radiation hormesis

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By Vince Giuliano Small doses of radiation, such as from occasional X-rays or living at a high altitude, may actually be good for you according to the radiation hormesis hypothesis discussed here.  Although this hypothesis is about 30 years old … Continue reading

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SIRT1, the hypoxic response, autophagy and hormesis

In the recent blog entry SIRT1, mTOR, NF-kappaB and resveratrol, I pointed out how “three different theories of longevity seem to be collapsing into one: 1. suppression of mTOR signaling, 2. activation of SIRT1, and 3. inhibition of expression of … Continue reading

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Hormesis and age retardation

An important approach to retarding aging that I have not discussed explicitly so far is hormesis, challenging cells and body systems by mild stress resulting in them becoming stronger and resistant to aging(ref).  The stress can be physical, chemical and … Continue reading

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2018 meeting of the International Dose-Response Society

By Vince Giuliano As in previous years, I am posting this note regarding the forthcoming 2018 annual meeting of the International Dose-response Society.  It will be held as usual on the Campus of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst MA on April … Continue reading

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2017 meeting of the International Dose-Response Society

Note by Vince Giuliano As in previous years, I am posting this note regarding the forthcoming 2017 annual meeting of the International Dose-response Society.  It will be held on the Campus of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst MA on April … Continue reading

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Aging, health and disease – view from the DNA Methylome

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By James P. Watson with contributions and editing by Vince Giuliano Introduction (By Vince Giuliano) Jim Watson and I have held that aging and biology, like the universe itself, have no centers.  Like the universe, they can be looked at … Continue reading

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