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Antiaging Research Priorities [was Re: Major Criticisms of The

David Lloyd-Jones dlj at pobox.com
Thu Sep 17 04:55:08 EST 1998

Excelife wrote in message <6tqg8i$3c9$1 at ash.prod.itd.earthlink.net>...
>First I've seen numerous posts, (but not from Tom), that state that CR is
>of the very few methods of extending any organisms (sic) life span.  This
>patently not the case.  The appropriate way to phrase this phenomena (sic)
is that
>"Caloric restriction has been demonstrated to retard aging processes and
>extend *maximal* life span in some species."
>While CR mice do live longer than mice whose diet is not restricted they
>no longer than than other mice on CR.


>                                                   Their life span has not
been increased
>by CR only their life expectancy has been increased.



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