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News & Research:
Anti-aging strategies can improve more than looks - Science Daily, 11/1/13 -
"The No. 1 way people can prevent photoaging is
wearing a 30-plus SPF sunscreen -- one that contains zinc oxide -- every day ...
Using an over-the-counter cream with retinol, which is a vitamin A derivative,
can decrease the risk of skin cancer and improve skin pigmentation and
abnormalities, as well as increase collagen content to help with lines and
wrinkles ... Fraxel laser resurfacing is an excellent way to improve wrinkles,
pigmentation and abnormalities" - See
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Treatments Shown to Work Against Wrinkles - NYTimes.com, 8/18/08 -
"A recent review in The Archives of Dermatology
concludes that three anti-aging treatments are proven clinically effective:
the topical application of retinol; carbon dioxide laser resurfacing; and
injection of hyaluronic acid, a moisture-retaining acid that occurs
naturally in the skin" - Also, see
hyaluronic acid at Amazon.com.
C-Reactive Protein, Lipid-soluble Micronutrients, and Survival in Colorectal
Cancer Patients - Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2013 May 15 -
"A positive association with overall risk of death
was observed for CRP (HR for highest vs. lowest quintile: 1.80; 95% CI:
1.07-3.04; Ptrend=0.01) whereas, inverse associations were generally
observed for retinol and carotenoids (HRs for overall risk of death for the
highest quintile ranging from 0.5-0.8) ... These observations are consistent
with a direct relationship between circulating CRP and overall survival
among colorectal cancer patients ... These results, if reproduced, suggest
that reduction of inflammation should be explored as a potential
complementary treatment strategy"
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