Latest Research

Managing Erectile Dysfunction—When Viagra Doesn’t

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Phosphodiasterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitors, e.g., sildenafil (Viagra), vardenafil (Levitra), and tadalafil (Cialis), are ineffective in 30-40% of men diagnosed with erectile dysfunction (ED). New studies show that erectile function can be restored in these men, without resorting to intracavernous injections or a …read more

Common Genetic Variants and Other Host-related Factors Greatly Increase Susceptibility to Vitamin A Deficiency

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

In his presentation at the 2nd Hohenheim Nutrition Conference in Stuttgart, Germany, November 2009, Dr. Georg Lietz of England's Newcastle University reported that a high percentage of women in the UK are at risk of vitamin A deficiency.

Longevity Medicine Strategies for Cardiovascular Disease: Closing the Statin Gap in Endothelial Dysfunction and Insulin Resistance Naturally, with L-Arginine and Citrulline: Part II

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Despite their efficacy in lowering cholesterol, statins remain ineffective for the primary or secondary prevention of myocardial infarction (MI) in two-thirds of patients, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the #1 cause of death in the U.S. A key reason for statins’ …read more

Longevity Medicine Strategies for Cardiovascular Disease: Closing the Statin Gap in Endothelial Dysfunction and Insulin Resistance Naturally, with L-Arginine and Citrulline: Part I

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Despite their efficacy in lowering cholesterol, statins remain ineffective for the primary or secondary prevention of myocardial infarction (MI) in two-thirds of patients, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the #1 cause of death in the U.S. A key reason for statins’ …read more

Cardioprotective Strategies to Close the Statin Gap:  “News to Use” from the Latest Research

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Cardiovascular disease, which now afflicts more than 80 million Americans – 36.3% of the U.S. population, including 38,100,000 individuals ≥ 60 – continues to be the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S., despite widespread use of statins, which, in …read more

Beyond the Mitochondrial Tune Up: Part III

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Mitochondrial decay resulting from oxidative damage accumulates with age and is universally recognized as a major contributing factor to the whole range of functional decline and tissue deterioration associated with aging. Part I of this review discussed Bruce Ames’ application of …read more

Beyond the Mitochondrial Tune Up: Part II

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Mitochondrial decay resulting from oxidative damage accumulates with age and is universally recognized as a major contributing factor to the whole range of functional decline and tissue deterioration associated with aging. Part I of this review discussed Bruce Ames’ application of …read more

Beyond the Mitochondrial Tune Up: Part I

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Mitochondrial decay resulting from oxidative damage is known to accumulate with age and is universally recognized as a major contributing factor to the whole range of functional decline and tissue deterioration associated with aging. Age-associated changes in mitochondria are characterized by …read more

Vitamin A – Tolerance Extends Longevity

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Vitamin A is a family of essential fat-soluble dietary compounds, three of which—retinol, retinal and retinoic acid—play significant roles in the human body, with each compound performing functions the others cannot. Retinol is the major transport and storage form of vitamin …read more

Vitamin D and Vitamin K Team Up to Lower CVD Risk: Part II

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Strong correlations have been noted between cardiovascular diseases and low bone density / osteoporosis—connections so strong that the presence of one is considered a likely predictor of the other. This relationship has led to the hypothesis that these conditions share core …read more

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Lara Pizzorno is a member of the American Medical Writers Association with 25+ years of experience writing for physicians and the public, Lara is Editor for Longevity Medicine Review as well as Senior Medical Editor for SaluGenecists, Inc. Read more...

Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

John Morgenthaler has been active in the field of nutritional medicine since 1986. Today, John travels the world looking for breakthrough nutraceuticals and anti-aging therapies.  He also continues to publish cutting-edge nutrition and medical science books and periodicals. Read more...

John Morgenthaler, Publisher

John Morgenthaler, Publisher