Monthly Archives: December 2011

Focus on phytosubstances – Danshen root – amazing properties of salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge

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Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Danshen root) is an important staple of traditional Chinese medicine that has long been used to treat a variety of illnesses including type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.  Strong research evidence such as that cited here indicates … Continue reading

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History and future directions for this blog – invitation for associate researchers/writers

Soon this blog will celebrate its third birthday.  So I pause here to discuss where it has been and is going.  I also issue a new invitation for applicants who may be interested in becoming associate researchers/writers for the blog. … Continue reading

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More about Klotho – spinner of the thread of life

I published an introduction to the remarkable “anti-aging gene” Klotho in the October 2009 blog entryKlotho anti-aging gene in the news, and a September 2010 update Klotho, phosphates, cola drinks and longevity.  Since then in little more than a year, … Continue reading

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