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National Public Radio Anti-Aging Shows in Real Player Format
An interesting series of radio programs focused on anti-aging. To begin playing, you will need the Real Audio Player.


NPR Talk of the Nation:
Science Friday, Aging Research Update
Researchers from Columbia University announced that they have identified an enzyme crucial to extending the lifespan of roundworms.

NPR Talk of the Nation: Science Friday, Aging Research Update
For the first time, scientists have been able to get human cells in the lab to live much longer than normal, perhaps paving the way for new treatments for age-related diseases and cancer. In this hour, we’ll get an update on the latest aging research. Plus, a new way of thinking about how the brain stores memories.

NPR
Talk of the Nation:
Science Friday, Aging Research Update
News from the molecular biology field is reinforcing the idea that "getting old" is more than just getting wrinkles and not understanding today’s teenagers.

NPR Talk of the Nation: Science Friday, Aging Research Update
We’re all getting older, but do we have to age? In this hour, we’ll discuss how aging affects our cells, our bodies, and our brains. Plus, the latest on whether scientific advances will ever allow us to put the brakes on aging.

NPR Talk of the Nation:Science Friday, Aging Research Update
Does aging HAVE to be synonymous with infirmity? In this hour: we’ll ask experts just what aging means. What kinds of changes MUST our bodies go through? Plus–a look at the molecular basis of aging.

Modern Maturity Spotlights Anti-Aging: The experience of aging in America isn’t what it used to be, and nowhere is this trend more apparent than in the pages of AARP’s November/December 1999 issue of Modern Maturity.

CNN, "Visions": Bernard Shaw interviewed Thomas Perls and Gary Ruvkin on the new CNN show "Visions". Perls and Ruvkin are the authors of the new book "Living to 100". The show aired on CNN October 31, 9 pm and 12 midnight E.S.T. Check your local listings for re-airing times.

PBS, "Stealing Time: The New Science of Aging"
Click here to order the companion book. Click here to order the video.
As experts approach a fundamental understanding of how people age, the world is witnessing the birth of a new discipline: the science of aging. Stealing Time: The New Science of Aging, a new three-hour series airing again on PBS, offers startling evidence that the future may bring a doubling – perhaps a near tripling – of the average life span of human beings. Click here for more.

Fortune Magazine, "Live a Lot Longer"

After decades of fumbling in the dark, researchers are fitting together the puzzle of how we age–and how we may be able to live a lot longer. This three part series on longevity is a "must-read". The article appeared in the July 19, 1999 issue.

ABC News 20/20, "Fountain of Youth"
ABC News show 20/20 recently spotlighted the benefits of HGH therapy.
Reporter Michael Guillen commented:
"Wouldn’t it be great to feel young all your life? To always have the vim and vigor of a 30-year-old, even when you’re 60 or 70 and beyond? Well, to a growing number of baby boomers hitting that big 5-0, the idea of slowing down the clock, maybe even reversing it, is more than just a pipe dream."

The Oprah Winfrey Show, "Medical Miracles"
During an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Dr. Ronald Klatz, author of "Grow Young with HGH" and president of the American
Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, said "sophisticated genetic tests will one day make diseases treatable years before symptoms appear and the human lifespan may be as long as 130 years. "You’ll reach a point, at about 45 or 50 years of age, and stay there for another 50 or 60 years." Oprah wondered, "Where do I sign up?"

Time Magazine, "Can We Stay Young?"
From Time Magazine’s article "Fountain of Youth:
"Most promising of all is the possibility that scientists may someday not only lengthen life-spans but improve them as well. Researchers are starting to talk about the likelihood of people living well into their second centuries with the smooth skin, firm muscles, clear vision, high energy and vigorous sexual capabilities they once could enjoy only in youth."

PRNewswire, "Glenn Receives Award"
The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, a medical society of 6,000 physicians and scientists from 44 countries, unanimously selected former astronaut John Glenn to receive their highest tribute, the 1998 Infinity Award.