Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Carbohydrate Concentration Regimen that Segregates Protein-Rich Foods into Low-Carb Meals May Represent a More Practical Way to Achieve the Healthspan Benefits Conferred by Calorie Restriction or Alternate-Day Fasting

Calorie restriction and alternate-day fasting boost healthspan and lifespan in rodents and other species, and can promote leanness, but are too rigorous for most people to stick with as a lifestyle. This essay reviews proposed alternative strategies that have the … More scientific detail

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Memo: Is Peroxynitrite a Mediator of Survival and Aggressive Growth in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma?

Pancreatic adenocarcinomas tend to generate both superoxide and nitric oxide, and both of these factors aid the survival and spread of the cancer. This essay raises the possibility that a portion of this effect is mediated by peroxynitrite, which forms … More scientific detail

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Memo: PNC-27, a Peptide that Induces Necrosis Selectively in Cancer Cells

Cancer scientists at State University of New York have developed a protein that can punch holes in the walls of cancer cells, leading to their death. This phenomenon appears to be selective to cancer cells, and is more likely to … More scientific detail

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