Articles under Deprenyl


  • Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?

    It is a known fact that, in general, women live longer than men. All life expectancy calculations over the past years tend to show that females live several years longer compared to males, as a group (see figure 1).   There are several theories trying to explain this phenomenon and some concepts are better supported by research than others. This discussion refers to the rate of aging process in regard to gender and not to the individual perception of aging. In other words, it...
  • Deprenyl and Alzheimer's Disease - Update

    Deprenyl and Alzheimer’s disease—update By Ward Dean, M.D. Deprenyl (aka seligiline, trade names Eldepryl®, Jumex®) was discovered in Hungary in the 1950s and was patented by Professor Jozsef Knoll of Semmelweis University in Hungary in 1962. Deprenyl was shown to extend maximum lifespan in animals, enhance cognition in normal healthy animals, reduce the symptoms and delay the progress of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’...
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder By Marios Kyriazis, M.D.   One of the most controversial syndromes of modern times is what we now call ‘Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder’ (ADHD). This is a behavioural condition which has implications well beyond behaviour. As its name suggests, the condition includes being hyperactive, restless and fidgety, with a short attention span, as well being impulsive, anxious, a bad sleeper and experiencing ‘lea...
  • Deprenyl: 50 Years of Life Enhancement and Life Extension

    Deprenyl: 50 Years of Life Enhancement and Life Extension When the drug called deprenyl was first developed in the early 1960’s, the Hungarian doctor who synthesized it could hardly have foreseen its widespread therapeutic potential. Over the past half century, deprenyl has gained recognition not only as a clinically proven antidepressant and Parkinson’s treatment, but also as a mental energizer, physical and cognitive performance booster, generalized mood-lifter, sex enhancer, ...
  • Smart drugs and nutrients, an interview with Ward Dean, M.D.

    Smart drugs and nutrients, an interview with Ward Dean, M.D. Phil Micans interviews Dr. Ward Dean, who is perhaps best known to the public for his two best-selling books on ‘Smart Drugs & Nutrients’ (versions I and II) in the early 1990’s. Dr. Dean graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1967, and served in the Infantry for six years, posted to both Airborne and Ranger forces. He obtained his medical degree from Han Yang University in Korea in 1978, and re...
  • How to enhance your sex life

    How to enhance your sex life “The problem of sex as a senior is not getting it up but getting it down again!” — Comedian Alan Thicke Mrs. G. schedules regular appointments at my office in Sweden. She sought me out to help with vaginal dryness, a typical perimenopausal condition easily remedied in Sweden with over-the-counter estriol cream. During today’s visit, she also compl...
  • Balanced cortisol, critical to health and longevity

    Balanced cortisol, critical to health and longevity Some hormones are too high and some too low Bursting with energy and enthusiasm, a 67-year-old elegantly dressed woman arrived at my office out of breath. Her glowing face framed a wide smile. She said that a psychiatrist had referred her to me since she was diagnosed with hypomania. She further explained that she spent her time with a boundless energy and enthusiasm for dinner parties and around-the-clock house cleaning....
  • Application of smart drugs - for enhanced health and longevity

    Application of smart drugs - for enhanced health and longevity Is the new film Limitless fiction or fact? ‘Limitless,’ the movie, is explained by the following synopsis. A young writer has been down-and-out on this luck for several years. He has writer’s block, thus he cannot complete his half-finished novel. He is threatened with eviction from his apartment, his girlfriend leaves him, and he mope...
  • EVIL THRIVES WHEN GOOD PEOPLE DO NOTHING (FDA Wins - Humanity Loses)

    Evil Thrives When Good People Do Nothing (FDA Wins - Humanity Loses) Dear Concerned Citizen, Hundreds of inquiries have come in since my trial wanting updates on the results. I apologize for not responding to your inquiries sooner. Assessing the trial with many people and attorneys took much of my time. As many of you already know, the indictment and what has transpired over a ten year period to myself and DEDI had nothing at all to do with any deprenyl sold or any prod...
  • Deprenyl, The mechanism of the anti-aging effect

      The mechanism of the anti-aging effect of Deprenyl By Professor Joseph Knoll M.D., PharmD.   (Ed.- Note that Deprenyl was originally mentioned throughout the article by Professor Knoll correctly as (-)-deprenyl (selegiline), however for simplicity we have referred to it just as Deprenyl). Deprenyl has been shown to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease, (Tetrud and Langston, 1989; Parkinson Study Group, 1989), and Alzheimer's disease (Sano e...
  • Deprenyl- A Multi-Functional Anti-aging Drug

      Deprenyl- A Multi-Functional Anti-aging Drug By Ward Dean MD   Deprenyl was developed by Professor Joseph Knoll of Semmelweiss University in Hungary in the early 1960's as a 'psychic energizer' and antidepressant (Knoll, et al, 1965). It was later found that when Deprenyl was administered in conjunction with other agents for Parkinson's disease, it significantly improved the results (Birkmayer, et al, 1977). Parkinson's is a debilitating illness, cha...
  • Deprenyl - Extending Life Span

      DEPRENYL- EXTENDING LIFE SPAN By James South MA   Deprenyl is a drug that was discovered around 1964-65 by Dr. Joseph Knoll and colleagues. It was originally developed as a psychic energizer, designed to integrate some amphetamine-like brain effects with antidepressant effects. (1) Also known as L-deprenyl, (-)-deprenyl, and selegiline, deprenyl (DPR) has been intensively researched over the past 36 years - many hundreds of research papers on DPR have been ...
  • The Mitochondrial Theory of Aging

    The Mitochondrial Theory of Aging The mitochondrial theory of aging (MTA) was first proposed in 1972 by Denham Harman, the "father" of the free radical theory of aging (FRTA) (1). The MTA was further refined and developed in 1980 by Jaime Miquel (2). There is such a strong connection between the MTA and the FRTA that they are often discussed together as if the MTA was just one f...
  • James South - My Personal Supplement Regime

    James South - My Personal Supplement Regime Since 1971, at age 23, I have been pursuing the "elixir of life" and the "fountain of youth." I suffered many severe health problems from infancy, including disabling allergies and asthma; severe arthritis of the knees; motion sickness so severe I would sometimes vomit riding in the car; and neuromuscular balance and co-ordination problems that would frequently cause me to trip going upstairs, or even over my own feet. By the t...
  • Synergistic Programs - SEX / LIBIDO

    Synergistic Programs - SEX / LIBIDO Stage 1:Longevity Maca capsules: Three to six capsules daily. Maca has been noted as a natural herb that can act as a libido enhancer; perhaps it is because it is considered to be a potent adaptogen- an agent that can rebalance hormone levels.Deprenyl: 3mg to 5mg 15-30 minutes before sex. As a dopamine stimulant deprenyl enhances the state of arousal for both sexes....
  • Beating Depression, with Alternative Anti-aging Therapies

    Beating Depression, with Alternative Anti-aging Therapies Depression is one of the most widespread illnesses in the Western world, yet it is also one of the most misunderstood and under treated health problems. Approximately 10-14 million people are medically depressed in the U.S. in any given year, yet only one third of depressives receive treatment (1). "Depression is just as socially debilitating as coronary artery disease, and more debilitating than diabetes mellitus or ar...