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Hormesis

Toxicology Rock Star: The Inspiring Story of Dr. Edward Calabrese, Hormesis and the Dose Response

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 10.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I had the opportunity to hear Dr. Ed Calabrese's keynote lecture on hormesis at the 28th annual American Association of Naturopathic Physicians annual convention in Keystone, Colo. earlier this month.

Do Buckyballs Extend Lifespan?

Lyle J. Dennis, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2012 | Science
Lyle J. Dennis, M.D.

We humans, being self-aware, are keenly concerned about death. We have sought the so-called fountain of youth since time immemorial. As the pace of science accelerates we find ourselves at the threshold of an era where we just may start artificially lengthening human lifespan.

Can Poison Be Good For You? Understanding Hormesis

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

Hormesis is a little-known term with huge implications. It refers to a fascinating phenomenon: a favorable biological reaction to low doses of chemical toxins, radiation or some other form of stress that is damaging, even fatal, in higher doses.