Articles by DUMITRU, M.D., Ph.D., Mircea


  • Professor Aslan's Ten Commandments

    Professor Aslan's Ten Commandments DR. DUMITRU'S INTRODUCTION "Quality of life (Q. of L.) is the contemporary goal of Gerontology. Until now, this concept (Q. of L.) seems to form a Gordian knot that nobody is prepared to untie at the present time period. My opinion is to use a Global Vision to recognize individual and cultural variations. A global vision conceptualizes Q. of L. as a ontogenetic process that is produced by a complex of individual, social and en...
  • Sex For Adults And Old People

    Sex For Adults And Old People Sex and old age is a subject seldom approached in the medical literature but perhaps in greater measures by the mass-media, but which concerns all of us. This is a discussion about what is physiologically normal, of the causes leading to impotence, frigidity, I consider this may be welcome, especially for older people. The aim of MACROBIOTICS is that to reach advanced ages in full harmony with nature, without diseases, and with an optimal f...
  • The Antidepressive Effect and Action of Gerovital-H3 ® (The Treatment Of Cognitive Impairment)

    The Antidepressive Effect and Action of Gerovital-H3 ® (The Treatment Of Cognitive Impairment) Depressive states and cognitive impairment in old people represent some of the most important issues in our contemporary life. According to DSM-III-R, even young people are suffering various forms of depression, their frequency being from 3% to 6%, but in old people the incidence is even greater occurring in 15% in men and 21% to 23% of women. Brain Cells Whereas alm...
  • The Anti-depressant Effects of Gerovital-H3 ® Treatment

    The Anti-depressant Effects of Gerovital-H3 ® Treatment As people grow old, the brain undergoes macroscopic, microscopic, biochemical and electrophisiological changes. The number of neurons (nervous cells) decrease, dendridic changes occur (the link among cells), as well as neurofibrillas and plates (described by Marinescu and Block) appear in the nervous cells. Recent data shows that neuron losses do not occur in all the brain's area (for instance, the parietal area)....
  • Professor Ana Aslan and Gerovital-H3 ®, the Original and First Anti-Aging Medicine

    Professor Ana Aslan and Gerovital-H3 ®, the Original and First Anti-Aging Medicine Who was Ana Aslan? Ana Aslan is renowned for her essential contribution to gerontological research as well as for having patterned the best geriatric treatment influencing the aging process. Ana Aslan was the first person to rule out the fatalistic approach to aging, providing a new method in gerontology by opening the way to the prevention and treatment of old age. I worked wi...
  • Old Age Humoral Dismetabolism

    Old Age Humoral Dismetabolism The functions of an aging individual show in the totality of the changes of the metabolic and neurohormonal modulation. The dominant feature in elderly people is a great liability under stressful conditions', as a consequence there is a decrease in the total water content of the body and hydroelectrolytic turnover, as well as cellular and humoral dysmetabolisms. Advancing age brings about a general anabolic deficit, a reduction of tolerance ...
  • Gerovital-H3 ®: It's Prophylactic and Regenerative Effects

    Gerovital-H3 ®: It's Prophylactic and Regenerative Effects In 1956, Aslan brought forth her work "A new method for the prophylaxis and treatment of old age with Novacaine-Substance H3" at the institute of chemical physiology, Berne, Switzerland (1) and at the "Deutsche Therapiewoche" congress in Karlsruhe, Germany (2). Since then, over the past 42 years, valuable literature on Gerovital-H3 ® has accumulated consisting of the confirmation of Aslan's geriatric-method, a...
  • Gerovital-H3 Treatment in Rheumatology

      GEROVITAL-H3 ® TREATMENT IN RHEUMATOLOGY By Mircea Dumitru M.D. Ph.D.   Comparative studies present certain peculiarities of the human osteoarticular with aging: osteopeny, degenerative modifications of the intervertebral discs, the reduction of the osseous capital. The decline of the muscle force, (more evident in men,) represents a primordial sign of aging and begins to manifest after the age of 30. The capacity of muscular and osteoarticular effort requi...
  • Gerovital-H3 ® Treatment in Osteoarthritis

    Gerovital-H3 ® Treatment in Osteoarthritis In 1946, Aslan published her first research on Novocaine (1). In 1951, she studied the effect of procaine on experimental arthritis (2). "After the first results with Novocaine injections, I tried this treatment on patients with arthritis and those with a tendency to ankylosis. Because these diseases are chronic, I administered novocaine for each patient with more injections. With great joy, I noticed an improvement in the loc...
  • Gerovital-H3 ® A Classic Anti-Aging Medicine

    Gerovital-H3 ® A Classic Anti-Aging Medicine Ed.- In numerous issues of the IAS Anti-Aging Bulletin over the last 3-years, Dr. Dumitru has extolled the virtues of Gerovital-H3 ®, the original anti-aging drug developed by Professor Ana Aslan. As Dr. Dumitru was the right-hand man of Ana Aslan, the Director of the Bucharest Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics after her death and her personal physician in her final years, there can be no one better placed in the world t...
  • A 26-Year Case Report Study of a Patient Treated with Gerovital-H3 ®

    A 26-Year Case Report Study of a Patient Treated with Gerovital-H3 ® Dr. Dumitru spoke about his time at the Bucharest Institute for Gerontology and Geriatrics, (which was the World's first such establishment in 1956) at the First Monte Carlo Antiaging Conference ™, and an audio tape is available for purchase from IAS (please see order-form or website). Indeed at the Second Monte Carlo Antiaging Conference ™, Dr. Dumitru was awarded the Monte Car...