Archive Yearly Archives: 2017

Aspirin Prevents Lung Cancer

We’ve previously seen that low-dose aspirin use prevents cancer, and does so by a number of mechanisms, such as iron chelation and AMPK activation. For this brief report, I want to note also that

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Protein Fights Fatigue

Many people have vague health complaints, that they just don’t feel well or are tired all the time. (I’ve been there.) Regular doctors often can’t find anything grossly abnormal about

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Anti-Aging Drugs Rapamycin and Metformin Decrease Iron

Anti-aging drugs rapamycin and metformin decrease iron. Rapamycin and metformin are the most touted drugs with the potential to increase human lifespan. The noted scientist aging research Vladimir Anissimov

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Cancer As a Metabolic Disease and Iron

The theory of cancer as a metabolic disease states that metabolic aberrations, not gene mutations, cause cancer. (Previously discussed here.) In this article I’ll discuss how iron can plausibly be

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How Blood Donations Deplete Iron

A reader asked me a question that stumped me at first, so here’s the question, and my answer as to how blood donations deplete iron. Q: “How is it possible to remove as much or more iron as

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Ketone Supplements Extend Lifespan

Very Low Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diets Eating a very low-carbohydrate diet results in the production of ketones, which the body uses as an alternative fuel source; hence these diets are called ketogenic. The

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The Dangers of Liposuction

Note from P.D. Mangan: I was recently contacted by a woman who wishes to remain anonymous. She told me some horror stories about liposuction and sent me this article, which I asked to publish and to which

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Guest Post: Fitness Challenges of Older People and How to Overcome Them

By Gary Baker Being an older fellow and trying to be physically fit can be a daunting combination. However, speaking as someone that started his journey at the age of 47, I feel I have some important experiences

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CHEKD + Rogue Health and Fitness Optimized Health

I’ve teamed up with Aaron Grossman, M.D. of CHEKD to offer comprehensive lab testing and medical exams. Dr. Grossman founded CHEKD to provide a network of physicians who are able and willing to test

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From My Forthcoming Book: Can You Get Too Many Plant Polyphenols?

In my forthcoming book on supplements, Best Supplements for Men, I give some consideration to the dosage of polyphenols, the beneficial plant chemicals that are associated with much lower death rates.

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Aspirin, Salicylate, and Cancer

Following are some thoughts on aspirin, salicylate, and cancer. Executive Summary: Aspirin prevents cancer Aspirin has two modes of action, due to acetylation and salicylate Salicylate prevents cancer

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How to Make Lifting Weights a Maximum Anti-Aging Workout

A recent study found that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) robustly increased both aerobic capacity and mitochondrial function in both old and young people. The older people saw a greater increase

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Possible Toxicity of Green Tea Extract

There are reports of possible liver toxicity with high doses of green tea extract (GTE), and since I’ve discussed GTE on this site, I felt I should address the issue here also. The report mentions

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Is Viagra the Most Potent Heart Disease Drug?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is associated with heart disease, which is logical, since erections depend on the circulation of blood, and arteries must be in a healthy state for both erectile function and

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Control Your Mitochondria or They Will Control You

Mitochondria are small organelles within cells, popularly known as the powerhouses of the cell, since their main function is to burn energy. With a few exceptions, such as red blood cells, every cell in

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Guest Post: How to Make the Most of Your Time

This is a guest post by Jennifer Landis, who writes at Mindfulness Mama. (See her previous guest post.) Jennifer is a health nut – which explains what she’s doing here at Rogue Health. When

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