June 2002 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Barbarians at the garage gate

s of next Monday, July 1, 2002, pharmaceutical companies and their salespeople will have new guidelines to follow concerning their relationships with physicians.

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Are we keeping up?

Earlier this week I told you about a compound found in broccoli and broccoli sprouts that may lead to advances in fighting peptic ulcers and stomach cancer.

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The many benefits of colloidal silver

Colloidal silver is arguably one of the most controversial treatments in alternative medicine. It is simply water with a small amount of silver molecules suspended in it.

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Clear as a bell

Just last week the Georgetown University Medical Center announced the results of a laboratory study that sheds new light on the association between elevated cholesterol levels and Alzheimer's disease.

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Therapy of the Gods

For those of us who enjoy an occasional glass of wine in the evening, it's good to know that a little "cocktail therapy" probably does have a few genuine therapeutic qualities.

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Do the dangers of using TPA apply to stroke victims?

An HSI member named Fred V., who is a candidate for TPA (one of the common varieties of thrombolytics), sent an e-mail with a very important question.

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Shedding light on the smallpox vaccine

As you may have heard, last Thursday (6/20) the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices unanimously rejected the proposal to offer smallpox vaccine to every American.

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