>From: "CYMM" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: AGE's And Immunity
>Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2000 15:26:52 -0400
>This is a general AGE response...
>Here's what I know offhand...CR actually keeps the useful apoptosis &
>phagocytosis going; I know aspirin keeps the NK cells chugging; and Vit E
>actually improves immune system function. Vit C is reputed to do things...
>Zinc helps the immune system... and I know of LE types who have had small
>skin growths vanish under high doses of zinc (1 month periods...) 150 to
>mg. I've seen the before and after. I've also heard of melatonin.
>Then there's a whole hostsof "immunopotentiators drugs" and "drugoids"...
>me, I feel that my megavitamins Zinc & CR should help...
>In this AGE respect I believe that keeping insulin resistance DOWN is of
>paramount importance as we age...so I use three or four herbs including
>Momordica charantia to hopefully keep insulin resistance where it belongs.
>Lastly... Robert, WHO HAS GOOD AMINOGUANIDINE TOXICITY DATA???
>I know about it's effectiveness in blocking glycosylation in rats...
Yes, I searched all over for specifics on aminoguanidine toxicity, which is
mentioned here and there, but no one ever tells you any details. Sure would
be helpful, as I've been using it for a couple of months. Not dead yet...
Also, what about supplies of ALT-711 - dimethyl-3-phenacylthiazolium
chloride, which is the drug that was reported in Sci. American - July, 2000,
as well as elsewhere to be capable of directly reversing AGEs. According to
the SciAm article, page 16, three weeks of ALT-711 therapy on old dogs and
elderly rhesus monkeys "yielded spectacular results."
Unfortunately, the article goes on to state that it will be at least ten
years before it is approved for humans.
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