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Slowing Telomere Attrition and Cellular Senescence—Today: Part II

Abstract Cellular senescence, although protective when triggered in cells that have become cancerous, plays a key pathological role in other age-associated diseases and in so-called “healthy aging.” The age-associated increase in cellular senescence has been assumed to result from the cumulative effects of “wear and tear,” but genetic research has revealed that cellular senescence occurs […]

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New Developments in Cannabinoid-Based Medicine: An Interview with Dr. Raphael Mechoulam

(adapted from Mavericks of Medicine by David Jay Brown) Raphael Mechoulam, Ph.D., is the Lionel Jacobson Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he has been working on cannabinoid chemistry (a term he coined) for more than forty years. Dr. Mechoulam is recognized as one of the world’s experts on cannabinoid-based […]

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Vitamin K

Insufficient Vitamin K–Key Factor in the Development of Varicose Veins One of vitamin K’s primary actions in the body is the carboxylation (activation) of matrix GLA protein (MGP). Critical to maintaining the health of the entire cardiovascular system, MGP is known to prevent calcification in the arteries. Now, new research shows vitamin K-activated MGP is […]

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