Latest Research

Daily Omega-3 Supplement, But Not Statin, Benefits Chronic Heart Failure Patients

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, but not statin drugs, can help patients with chronic heart failure, show two parallel studies conducted for the Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Sopravvivenza nell'Infarto Miocardico Heart Failure (GISSI-HF) trial and released for early online publication …read more

Beyond α-Tocopherol: A Review of Natural Vitamin E’s Therapeutic Potential in Human Health and Disease: Part II

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

In Part I of this article, evidence from a wide range of peer-reviewed research, including in vitro and in vivo studies, clinical and randomized controlled trials, epidemiological studies, meta-analyses and reviews, was presented. The case was made that while decreased chronic …read more

Beyond α-Tocopherol: A Review of Natural Vitamin E’s Therapeutic Potential in Human Health and Disease: Part I

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

A widely reported meta-analysis, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in 2005, found that, while doses of vitamin E < 200 IU had no negative effects, high-dose vitamin E, defined as ≥ 400 IU per day, resulted in a small …read more

Alzheimer’s Disease: a 21st Century Epidemic

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Accumulation of amyloid plaque is a common feature not only in Alzheimer's disease (AD), Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (aka Mad Cow disease), and the dementias associated with Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease, but in the aging brain, brain injury, and certain chronic low …read more

Advanced Glycated End-products (AGEs)

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Advanced glycated end-products (AGEs) form as a result of a non-enzymatic reaction in which glucose forms adducts with proteins, lipids and nucleic acids. AGEs accumulate naturally as a result of chronological aging, but this process is greatly accelerated under conditions of …read more

Vitamin K

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

One of vitamin K's primary actions in the body is the carboxylation (activation) of matrix GLA protein (MGP). Critical to maintaining the health of the entire cardiovascular system, MGP is known to prevent calcification in the arteries. Now, new research shows …read more

Management of Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency: Safe and Effective

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Progressive pituitary hormone deficiency is characteristic of aging, and the hypothalamic-GH-IGF-I axis is the first hormonal system affected. Daily GH secretion peaks around puberty, begins to decline by age 21, and by age 60, most adults have total 24-hour GH secretion …read more

Vitamin K2, but not Vitamin K1, is Helpful for bone Density

by Lara Pizzorno, MDiv, MA, LMT

Vitamin K's effectiveness in the prevention and treatment of osteopenia/osteoporosis has just been discounted in a WebMD review ("Vitamin K: No Help for Bone Density") of research published Oct. 14, 2008, in PLOS Medicine (Cheung A, et al.) In this two-year study, …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