Dr. Ornish has continued to make amazing contributions to the health of our nation.
Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn 2009 Nobel Prize winner in Medicine The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak "for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase". http://www.garmaonhealth.com/2011/05/three-months-longer-life/ (1 hour)
1.Increased telomerase activity and comprehensive lifestyle changes: a pilot study. Ornish D, Lin J, Daubenmier J, Weidner G, Epel E, Kemp C, Magbanua MJ, Marlin R, Yglecias L, Carroll PR, Blackburn EH. Lancet Oncol. 2008 Nov;9(11):1048-57. Epub 2008 Sep 15. Erratum in: Lancet Oncol. 2008 Dec;9(12):1124. PMID: 18799354 www.pubmed.com/18799354
Ornish has collaborated with Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, 2009 Nobe Prize winner in Medicine, for studies showing Ornish program lengthened telemeres and increased enzyme telomerase 29% in 3 months.
2. Clinical events in prostate cancer lifestyle trial: results from two years of follow-up. Frattaroli J, Weidner G, Dnistrian AM, Kemp C, Daubenmier JJ, Marlin RO, Crutchfield L, Yglecias L, Carroll PR, Ornish D. Urology. 2008 Dec;72(6):1319-23. Epub 2008 Jul 7. PMID: 18602144 www.pubmed.com/18602144
Followup to Dr. Ornish's prostate cancer trials. Recall that the Ornish group had 70% apoptosis, compared to control group 9% apoptosis, after a year. Both groups had 7% apoptosis at the beginning. Apoptosis is cell suicide, which a good cancer cell should do.
3. Changes in prostate gene expression in men undergoing an intensive nutrition and lifestyle intervention. Ornish D, Magbanua MJ, Weidner G, Weinberg V, Kemp C, Green C, Mattie MD, Marlin R, Simko J, Shinohara K, Haqq CM, Carroll PR. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jun 17;105(24):8369-74. Epub 2008 Jun 16.
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