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by MarcR
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Attia email: LDL-C, blood pressure, and CVD risk
Replies: 18
Views: 1601

Re: Blood Pressure Treatment Drastically Reduces Alzheimer’s Incidence

all things equal a lower LDL equates to a lower CHD-CVD risk. The evidence suggests otherwise. This 8-year study of 100,000+ people aged 50+ without preexisting diabetes or heart disease is the only high-powered study I have seen that focuses on the lipids of healthy older people. I am skeptical of...
by MarcR
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: Attia email: LDL-C, blood pressure, and CVD risk
Replies: 18
Views: 1601

Re: Blood Pressure Treatment Drastically Reduces Alzheimer’s Incidence

Attia emphasizes the "mental gymnastics" required to understand Mendelian randomization (MR) and suggests that those of us who are intimidated by the work required ... I had to print it out, put a spreadsheet together, and build my own model to fully digest it. It took a lot longer than I ...
by MarcR
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: ApoE4.Info, Inc.
Topic: Alzheimer's and "Death with Dignity"
Replies: 30
Views: 7550

Re: Alzheimer's and "Death with Dignity"

Washington Post article about a 94-year-old who fasted to hasten death. Her daughter made a short film of the experience: https://wapo.st/2PJl2nW
by MarcR
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Xcode Life vs Promethease and other raw data analyzers
Replies: 32
Views: 3202

Re: Xcode Life vs Promethease and other raw data analyzers

This topic attracted a couple of new members seeking to advertise the Xcode Life raw dna data analysis service. (The moderation team thwarted their efforts.) I believe Xcode Life is a scam site. It pains me to see it listed first in this topic name as it is not in the same league as the services off...
by MarcR
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Is AHNP Health a trustworthy company?
Replies: 21
Views: 3406

Re: Is AHNP Health a trustworthy company?

I would like to encourage all of us here now and those who find this topic in the future to continue to share positive and negative experiences about AHNP. The company appears still to be struggling to provide a quality customer service experience. This community needs to know when and if AHNP right...
by MarcR
Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: MIT Tech Review: epigenome editing
Replies: 3
Views: 504

Re: MIT Tech Review: epigenome editing

I think the paper about the progeria mice mentioned early on is In Vivo Amelioration of Age-Associated Hallmarks by Partial Reprogramming I think the one referring to the teaser quote that I included above is Epigenetic regulation of the circadian gene Per1 contributes to age-related changes in hipp...
by MarcR
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: MIT Tech Review: epigenome editing
Replies: 3
Views: 504

MIT Tech Review: epigenome editing

Has this scientist finally found the fountain of youth? Researcher Marcelo Wood claims that activating a single gene in old mice improves their memory in a test involving moving objects. “We restored long-term memory function in those animals,” says Wood, who published the results in Nature Communi...
by MarcR
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: ApoE4.Info, Inc.
Topic: Google as Big Brother?
Replies: 30
Views: 5286

Re: Google as Big Brother?

So you are aware of no examples of Monsanto modifying Wikipedia pages in dishonest and self-serving fashion? Recall that you said this: I'm leery of Wikipedia. It can be edited by anyone and many organizations with deep pockets and agendas edit Wikipedia. Take for one example Monsanto With respect t...
by MarcR
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: ApoE4.Info, Inc.
Topic: Google as Big Brother?
Replies: 30
Views: 5286

Re: Google as Big Brother?

TheresaB wrote:many organizations with deep pockets and agendas edit Wikipedia. Take for one example Monsanto
Can you be specific? To which Monsanto-edited article(s) are you referring?

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