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SpectraCell's Telomere Testing Goes Mainstream

America’s #1 rated morning news program, The Today Show, featured a story highlighting SpectraCell’s Telomere Test, a blood test that measures cellular aging. The segment entitled How to Live to 100 showcased SpectraCell’s Telomere Test as a tool for those interested in monitoring their health with biomarkers specific to longevity and aging. The Telomere Test measures a person’s biological age in comparison to their chronological age, giving a person an overall picture of how well they are ag... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Using Micronutrient Testing to Improve the Management of Autoimmune Conditions

Autoimmune conditions are a rapidly growing segment of the medical population. They go by such names as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease just to name a few. The noted growth of these conditions appears to be related to many factors, including increased stressors, poor diet, and degradation of the lining of the gastrointestinal tract allowing formation of a hyperpermeable gut. Management of these conditions is not always a straig... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Monday, July 25, 2011

NBC's TODAY Show Interviews SpectraCell

NBC's The TODAY Show will air a segment on Aging and Telomere Testing tomorrow, Wednesday, July 13th between 8:00am - 9:00am EDT (7:00am - 8:00am CDT). Film crews were in Houston last week interviewing SpectraCell's clients and corporate personnel and filming our lab operations. Currently, SpectraCell is the only commercial lab offering this highly advanced diagnostic test in the United States. Tune in tomorrow to catch a glimpse of our television interview. We highly anticipate a large influ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Athletes at Risk for Multiple Nutrient Deficiencies

Guest Blog by Arland Hill, DC, MPH, DACBN Most athletes become very driven to excel in the sport in which they compete.  These aspirations require great dedication to not only a regimented training schedule, but also to higher intensity levels and training volume.  Regardless of the sport, great demands are placed on the bodies of athletes.  Most of these are secondary to higher levels of oxygen uptake, constant flirting with catabolism and the need to generate energy more freq... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, July 7, 2011