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Telomeric Theory - Growth Factors

Ryan J. Werstuik sniper at telerama.com
Mon Sep 28 16:52:50 EST 1998

It would be interesting to see a study regarding the number of individuals
who actually die earlier due to stress enhanced diseases because they were
concerned about prolonging their life.

Just a thought....


ufotruth at ix.netcom.com wrote in message
<360c50a2.119883650 at nntp.ix.netcom.com>...
>>Except that at the present state of knowledge it is incorrect to
>>classify calorie restriction, which extends maximum lifespan in many
>>animals species, with anti-oxidants and "beneficial nutrients" which do
>Interesting point but let me try and put this another way. Caloric
>Restriction, anti-oxidants, and beneficial nutrients can sooth some of
>the symptoms of aging, so that an organism can have a longer life
>span, but they do not eliminate any of the actual causes of aging.
>They may prevent the aging process from accelerating, possibly even
>slow it down a little, and maybe even post pone some age related
>diseases. But they do not even come close to actually CURING the CAUSE
>of aging.
>A form of telomere enlongation therapy on the other hand would
>actually be CURING and ELIMINATING at least ONE fundamental cause of
>Take care and have a great day.
>Best Regards,
>>Tom Matthews
>>The LIFE EXTENSION FOUNDATION - http://www.lef.org - 800-544-4440
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