Tag Archives: Pankaj Kapahi

The Science of Caloric Restriction: What’s to be gained, what’s to be learned?

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  Restricting calories has been shown to extend healthspan in a variety of species, including yeast, worms, fish, fruit flies, rodents and dogs. But results of studies on our close evolutionary cousins, rhesus monkeys, have been contradictory and controversial. Studies on humans who live a “caloric-restricted lifestyle” show improved cardiovascular health – but it is… read more

Expert teleconference on Calorie Restriction, Exercise, and Longevity

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Many people are signing up to be CR Way members so they can take advantage of the teleconference series, which features health and longevity experts. Tonight’s Guest is Dr. Pankaj Kapahi, professor at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. It will be held at 7:30 (ET). Dr. Kapahi has had a significant  influence on… read more