March 2019

Launch Interactive Issue

Turn of the Pain Signal

A natural fatty acid called PEA has been shown to reduce inflammatory stimuli at the site of tenderness. This enables PEA to target underlying causes of pain signals without the risks of drugs.


Protect Against Damage Caused by Excess Weight

Quercetin has been shown to inhibit some of the adverse consequences of obesity — by reducing fat-generated inflammation and converting white fat to brown fat.

Vitamin C Reduces Human Mortality

Vitamin C has been found to cut the risk of premature death from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and weakened immune function. In a recent study, people with the highest blood levels of vitamin C demonstrated a 25% lower risk of dying from any cause.

CoQ10 Targets the Cause of Migraine Headaches

CoQ10 blocks the transmission of migraine pain by reducing levels of a pain-creating compound. Human studies show that CoQ10 reduces the duration and frequency of migraines by more than 50%.

Olive Oil Prevents Blood Clots

Extra virgin olive oil inhibits abnormal platelet aggregation that underlies most heart attacks and ischemic strokes. Animal studies show that olive oil decreases atherosclerotic lesions, plaque size, and inflammatory responses.

Atherosclerosis and Diabetes Conferences

This report on 2 scientific conferences reveals new ways to counteract LDL, protect against “remnant cholesterol” particles, and other factors involved in prediabetes, insulin resistance, obesity, and atherosclerosis.

As We See It

Why I Still Read Medical Journals

Lifesaving discoveries are often overlooked by the establishment, even after peer-reviewed studies are published in medical journals. Life Extension® circumvents this barrier by reviewing thousands of scientific studies on how to better prevent and treat illnesses. We convey this information in Life Extension Magazine®, in emails to subscribers, and in the 6th edition of our 1,600-page textbook, Disease Prevention and Treatment.

As We See It

In The News

Probiotic inhibits bone loss; possibly no limit to longevity; coffee lowers mortality; high glucose spikes in nondiabetics.

Author Interview

OMD: Change the World by Changing One Meal a Day

Suzy Amis Cameron, author of OMD, explains how switching to just one plant-based meal daily leads to slower aging on a cellular level, living longer, and reducing the risks of major diseases.



Commonly seen as a mere garnish, flavonoid-rich parsley contains several compounds now being studied for their effects against arthritis, inflammation, diabetes, and cancer.

Wellness Profile

Dog Aging Project Taps Rapamycin for Longevity

Researcher Matt Kaeberlein is spearheading a project to test the drug rapamycin’s effects on boosting longevity in dogs. The results may have implications for human longevity.