Raffaele Reports

Low T and the Juicing Argument: Artificial Turf

Low T and the Juicing Argument: Artificial Turf

The decision of whether to go on hormone replacement therapy—whether estrogen, testosterone or any of the other choices available to both men and women—is perhaps the most personal and difficult medical choice many people will ever Read More

Intrigue of the Sleeper Cells

Intrigue of the Sleeper Cells

In early November, researchers at the Mayo Clinic’s anti-aging institute announced a landmark study.      They’d figured out a way to rid the aging body of  “senescent” cells—those that are old and broken-down, no longer able to Read More

Telomeres Alert The Media

Telomeres Alert The Media

Telomeres are starting to emerge from the labs of molecular biologists and the dreams of visionary entrepreneurs. Two years after a trio of telomere researchers won a Nobel Prize, word is spreading that this once-obscure structure—the Read More

The Myth Decade: Hormones, Breast Cancer and WHI

The Myth Decade: Hormones, Breast Cancer and WHI

Do hormones cause breast cancer? Over the past decade, this is by far the most common question I’ve heard from women trying to decide whether to take hormone replacements to reduce the symptoms of menopause and Read More

Mammograms and PSA Tests: To Do or Not To Do

Mammograms and PSA Tests: To Do or Not To Do

 You’ve probably noticed the ground shifting on the question of screening for the three major gender-specific cancers—prostate cancer in men, breast and cervical cancer in women. It all comes from a series of earth-shaking reports in Read More