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Inflammation Part 7: Neurohormesis, neuroinflammatory diseases, and their treatment by mushroom substances (Section 1)

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Can a mushroom play an important role in the health and anti-aging picture?  Recent research says Yes, and this blog entry tells the story Current medical treatments for age-related neurological brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s remain largely ineffective, despite … Continue reading

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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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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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“Start with the impossible. Proceed calmly towards the improbable. No worry, there are at least five exits.” —Father Daniel Berrigan By Vince Giuliano 4/11/19  This blog entry is about my ideas about my personal health and longevity. It is not … 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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