August 2001 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Researchers finally uncover possible links to pancreatic cancer

Through education and advancements in conventional and alternative medicine, early detection and new treatment options have been able to greatly improve survival rates for many when it is cancer. Unfortunately, pancreatic cancer remains a difficult cancer to diagnose and treat.

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Lower your blood pressure without side effects

As usual, the medical establishment's main line of defense against high blood pressure is to recommend a variety of prescription drugs (diuretics, beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, and others). Sure, they'll lower your blood pressure, but according to the American Heart Association, you may have to put up with a lot of unpleasant side effects while taking them.

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Researchers reject antioxidant/statin drug study

Comments on the combining of statin drugs with antioxidants.

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New survey shows asthma is now an epidemic

According to the government's first-ever state-by-state survey, asthma now affects 15 million Americans – that's one in every 14 citizens! This number (which is probably still low) has doubled since 1980.

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Antioxidants heart healthy, despite mainstream slant

Once again, the spotlight shines on a side-effect-laden prescription drug rather than an effective, proven, side-effect-free alternative. Someone conducts a study that shows the two treatments don't work well together…and it is automatically decided that the natural alternative should be rejected in favor of the dangerous prescription drug.

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Is this deadly drug in your medicine cabinet?

You'll remember that about three months ago, we told you how the NIH revised its cholesterol guidelines and, by doing so, recommended more patients begin taking dangerous cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. Well, it looks like the chickens have come home to roost.

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Get all the calcium you need without milk

If milk isn't a good source of calcium, what is?

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