Mainstream Doctors’ Ineptitude Put on Display in The New England Journal of Medicine

A study published in the June 30, 2010 edition of The New England Journal of Medicine confirms how little conventional doctors know about prescribing testosterone to aging men. The Life Extension Foundation® (and its medical advisors) long ago recognized that maturing men have a propensity to convert (aromatize) testosterone into … Continue reading

Scientists investigate sperm-boosting nutrient which may help infertile couples

Scientists at the University of Sheffield are launching a pioneering study to investigate if a simple extra nutrient can boost male fertility. Studies have already shown that lycopene, the red pigment compound found most readily in sun-ripened tomatoes, can boost sperm count by up to 70 per cent, as well … Continue reading

How to Prevent Gout

How many times have you said or heard someone say they can’t participate in a certain activity because of bad knees or a bad back or shoulder? Probably more times than you can count. While most people associate joint pain and stiffness with age-related inflammation and cartilage breakdown, otherwise known … Continue reading

Why the FDA Is Wrong about Testosterone

By Craig Stamos   In men aged 30 years and older, testosterone levels steadily fall at a rate of about 1% per year.1,2 Researchers at the National Institute on Aging3 have established low testosterone levels in: 20% of men over age 60 30% of men over age 70 50% of … Continue reading

Five common causes of erectile dysfunction

You’ve seen the late night commercial come across your screen. An older man is on a date with a beautiful woman in a romantic setting. They hold hands as they walk around or eat a nice meal. A big smile stretches across his face as he looks in her eyes, … Continue reading

Testosterone replacement may help older men improve and maintain aerobic capacity

Testosterone replacement therapy may help older men who have limited mobility and low testosterone improve their aerobic capacity and lessen its decline with age, new research finds. The results were presented in a poster Sunday, June 22, at ICE/ENDO 2014, the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and … Continue reading

Declining testosterone levels in men not part of normal aging, study finds

A new study finds that a drop in testosterone levels over time is more likely to result from a man’s behavioral and health changes than by aging. The study results will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society’s 94th Annual Meeting in Houston. “Declining testosterone levels are not an inevitable … Continue reading

Poor Oral Health May Signal Prostate Issues

Prostatitis is a chronic inflammation of the prostate gland that can compromise a man’s quality of life.  Naif Alwithanani, from Case Western Reserve University (Ohio, USA), and colleagues studied 27 men, ages 21 years and older, each of whom were diagnosed with prostatitis within the past year (via biopsy and … Continue reading

Low Salt Diets Not Beneficial: Global Study Finds

A large worldwide study has found that, contrary to popular thought, low-salt diets may not be beneficial and may actually increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death compared to average salt consumption. In fact, the study suggests that the only people who need to worry about reducing sodium … Continue reading

Being Fit May Slow Lung Function Decline as We Age

Being fit may reduce the decline in lung function that occurs as we grow older, according to research presented at the ATS 2016 International Conference. “While everyone’s lung function declines with age, the actual trajectory of this decline varies among individuals, “ said Lillian Benck, MD, a medical resident at … Continue reading

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