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The U of Colorado-Boulder NR trial results have been released

The U of Colorado-Boulder NR trial results were released last week and showed promising results for those taking 1,000 mg of NR (Nicotinamide Riboside), a derivative of vitamin B3, a day for six weeks. (The Elysium study released last December … Continue reading

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Highlights of a 50 minute interview with NR researcher Charles Brenner

Charles Brenner, a biologist at the U of Iowa, who I heard give a presentation at the end of 2016 was recently interviewed for 50 minutes on the Live Long and Master Aging podcast. Brenner says overeating, lack of sleep, … Continue reading

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Nicotinamide Riboside (NR) University of Washington trial for heart failure paients concludes in June

I recently read that the University of Washington Nicotinimide Riboside (NR) trial on heart failure patients will conclude in June. They could announce the results soon after or wait until a publication 6 to 12 months later. NR is a … Continue reading

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Window to expand treating strokes to 36 hours?

I remember being excited about the ability to treat strokes if a drug was administered within four hours of an event. Now it looks like it may soon expand to over a full day: “Cleveland-based Athersys, with a market value … Continue reading

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What to make of NR?

I decided to type this up before the University of Colordo / Chromadex study is out at the end of this year or early next year when we will learn more about what the vitamin B3 supplement NR can do … Continue reading

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NR preserves cardiac function in a mouse model of heart failure

Looks like potetnial good news for heart failure patients IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ChromaDex Corp. (NASDAQ:CDXC), a fully integrated, science-based, nutraceutical company devoted to improving the way people age, announced important cardiac research by Dr. Mathias … Continue reading

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Elysium Basis human trial results published in Nature

Nature just published the results of the Elysium NR+pterostilbine study of 120 healthy 60 to 80 year olds with BMIs under 30. 1) 250 mg of NR and 50 mg of pterostilbine raised NAD+ levels by 40% for eight weeks … Continue reading

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