Tag Archives: telomere length

Will you run out of stem cells?

A new study of the blood of one of the world’s oldest women, Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper, supports what we have hypothesized for a long time: Human beings run out of adult stem cells. This is the likely cause of death in the oldest old – supercentenarians whose healthy immune systems have prevented cancer and other… read more

Low Glucose Kills Cancer Cells while Lengthening the Life of Healthy Cells

During the recent Great Glucose Control teleconference, Anthony, one of our new members, asked an important question: How does glucose affect methylation? I was inspired by his question to find out more. Methylation is a hot topic right now because it is a biological imprint of the influences of lifestyle and diet on DNA. We… read more

CR Way Teleconferences Present Physician – Experts

October 24 with Dr. Bromberg! When we started calorie restriction almost 20 years ago, we were lucky: We had the guidance of superb physicians. In fact one of them, Paul’s former internist, practices calorie restriction. At the time, little research on calorie restriction in humans was available. So, most of what people practiced was based… read more

Telomere Length and Calorie Restriction Effect in Cancer Prevention

Recently, The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, government advisory panel, advised against regular PSA tests. Their take on it: Screening for Prostate Cancer# Clinical Summary of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Population Adult males Recommendation Do not use prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening for prostate cancer. Grade: D Screening Tests Contemporary recommendations for prostate cancer… read more