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The Power Hour With Joyce Riley

March 9, 2011

This morning, Wednesday, March 9th, filmmaker Robert Kane Pappas was the featured guest of Joyce Riley on the Power Hour with Joyce Riley, a syndicated radio program available nationally and internationally.   Robert was joined by fellow collaborator, Vince Guiliano, for a lively two-hour discussion on longevity sciences and their implications. 
The audio from the program is attached here commercial-free [...]

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Comment on Recent Article on Resveratrol in the NY Times

January 20, 2011

In a January 11, 2011 article by Nicholas Wade in the New York Times Science Section Titled: ‘Doubt on Anti-Aging Molecule as Drug Trial Stops’, the piece begins with:
 ”The pharmaceutical company Sirtris announced last month that it had halted the last of its clinical trials of resveratrol.”
 I wasn’t aware of the article until a friend [...]

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Alzheimer’s Research — Connecting the Dots

September 9, 2010

RKP Comments on Recent Articles on Promising Research Results Relating to Alzheimer’s Disease
The first article is a press release from MIT on the research conducted by Dr. Guarente’s Lab.  Click here to read the article.  The second, an article posted on PLoS One, describes the effect of  rapamycin on AD progression.  Click here to read [...]

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PROMISING RESULTS IN RAPAMYCIN STUDY ON OLDER MICE

March 15, 2010

Followers of To Age Or Not To Age may be interested in this study on the effect of rapamycin (a compound found in bacteria from Easter Island) on elderly mice, which was reported in an article by Brandon Keim, Cancer Drug Delays Aging in Mice, originally published in Wired on July 8, 2009.
According to the article,
“the study provides [...]

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Article in Polish Daily News (Nowy Dziennik)

March 8, 2010

Can we live longer? – Aleksandra Slabisz, Nowy Dziennik, February 19, 2010.
[This article was translated from the original Polish article that appeared in the Polish Daily News (Nowy Dziennik) on February 19, 2010.]
Is it possible to delay ageing? Can man live 120 years and enjoy the health of a 50 year old?  It is possible, scientists say.
Delaying [...]

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Featured in Scientific American Magazine

February 17, 2010

Katie Moisse, a reporter for Scientific American Magazine, attended the premiere of  TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre on February 11th.  In her article, Anti-aging talk: Getting old or just getting started?, published on February 13th, 2010, she notes,
 The very definition of aging was one of the documentary’s more intriguing topics. Do we [...]

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Director’s Notes, from Robert Kane Pappas

January 30, 2010

On Halloween (October 31st) 2006, I read the front page story in the New York Times Science section, regarding calorie restriction (CR) and its effects on the health and lifespan of monkeys. Two days later there was a second article beginning on the front page of the Main section, which amplified the first story.
Scientists at [...]

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