Raffaele Reports

Tokyo Telomere Talk

Tokyo Telomere Talk

I am very pleased to have been a part of the Japan Institute for Advanced Telomere Medicine Symposium last week (5/18/17) in Tokyo. My friend and colleague, Bill Andrews PhD, and I delivered talks addressing the role Read More

Are You Aging Faster than You Think

Are You Aging Faster than You Think

In this month’s (June 2016) Men’s Journal, an article by Joe Hooper explains in layman’s terms the importance of knowing the physiological age of your major organ systems.  Each of the three men, age 39, 59, and 82, Read More

4/23/2015 AMMG Telomere Talk–7 Years of Monitoring Patients on TA-65

4/23/2015 AMMG Telomere Talk–7 Years of Monitoring Patients on TA-65

Click on the link below to view a PDF of the slides from my talk on TA-65 Raffaele–AMMG TA-65 Lunch talk 2015 Read More

WSJ Online Shirley Wang–HGH story correction needed!

WSJ Online Shirley Wang–HGH story correction needed!

On 3/27/14 I sent the following letter to Shirley Wang pointing out the significant error she made in reporting the results of a new study that looked at the relationship between protein intake and mortality from Read More

AMMG Telomere Presentation

AMMG Telomere Presentation

I have been getting a lot of requests for the slides discussed during my presentation at the Age Management Medicine Group’s spring conference in Hollywood, FL.   I start with a brief introduction to the relevance of Read More

Bioidentical Hormone Talk on the Suzanne Show

Bioidentical Hormone Talk on the Suzanne Show

Dr. Raffaele discusses with Suzanne Somers bioidentical hormone therapy and age management medicine. The Suzanne Show Read More

Dr. Oz Takes on the Cholesterol Controversy

Dr. Oz Takes on the Cholesterol Controversy

Does He Get It Right for Both Sexes? You’ve heard it before, “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus.”  True in many ways, but does this cliché apply to heart disease prevention and the role Read More

KEEPS: The Question It Asked But Didn’t Answer

KEEPS: The Question It Asked But Didn’t Answer

In 2005, three  years after the famous (and famously dubious) Women’s Health Initiative study of the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy, clinical researchers at nine centers around the U.S. began a smaller but more Read More

The Canadian Yolk Study’s Scrambled Science

The Canadian Yolk Study’s Scrambled Science

Egg Yolks, Smoking Clog Arteries Similarly, Says Study                        –The Huffington Post, August 16 “Who did that study?” Paula Poundstone, the comedian, was asking on the radio a few days later. She’s a panelist on NPR’s satiric Read More

Mind Your Brain Now, Or Risk Losing It Later

Mind Your Brain Now, Or Risk Losing It Later

There was quite a stir a few  weeks ago when European researchers reported that measurable cognitive decline can be detected in people as young as 45 — a good 15 years earlier than has been generally Read More