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    Cause of death of Dr Ellsworth Wareham ?

    What was cause of death of Dr Ellsworth Wareham (104 yo) ? He was vegan and cardiac surgeon, He stated that vegans' arteries were always cleaner and smoother. He retired at the age of 95. "If your cholesterol is under 150, your chances of getting a heart attack are very low", he said his own...
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    Inflammation (from PUFA), not telomeres, determines lifespan / healthspan

    The idea of lifespan being entirely determined by limits on cellular division has ruled biology for more than a century and is perhaps best exemplified by the (in)famous (and false) Hayflick limit. Reaching the said limit is postulated to be controlled by telomere length, and as such the...
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    A High-carb Diet May Explain Why Okinawans Live So Long

    Most people have heard of the so-called Okinawan "miracle" - i.e. the high ratio of centenarians per capita on that Japanese island. While that ratio is artificially elevated due to increased emigration after WWII, there is solid evidence that Okinawans have better systemic health than the rest...
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