December 2002 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Bob's your uncle

French scientists at the University of Montpellier have created a wine they call Paradoxe Blanc. This is a reference to the paradox that, compared to the U.S., relatively few French adults have heart disease, in spite of the fact that the French diet has a high saturated fat content, and cigarette smoking is practically a national pastime.

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Baltimore Tea Party

Red bush tea contains superoxide dimutase (SOD), a potent anti-inflammatory and one of the most powerful antioxidants (sometimes used as an injection to treat cardiovascular problems, rheumatoid arthritis, and the effects of radiation and chemotherapy). And red bush is rich in the bioflavanoid quercetin, which may help circulation by improving capillary strength.

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Corporate ties

Is Bill Frist a drug company wolf in a compassionate sheep’s clothing?

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You must remember this

In the early 20th century, a naturalist named Rudolf Steiner developed extracts of mistletoe for injection, paving the way for studies that explored the use of mistletoe in the treatment of cancer.

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Fire down below

People act like (from propaganda on TV) stomach acid is some kind of mistake on mother nature’s part. How many times in my practice have I had to repeat that ACID IS SUPPOSED TO BE DOWN THEREWE NEED IT!

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Yams for hot flashes

Last week I sent you an e-Alert (“Turning Down the Heat” 12/17/02), in which an HSI member named Donna wrote to tell me about her success in cutting back the frequency of hot flashes from daily to almost none at all. At a friend’s suggestion she began using yam cream, and it worked wonders. She said that she had even started eating yams.

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FluMist

Do you hate the idea of getting a shot? Do you cringe at the sight of a needle? If so, you may be happy to hear the news that earlier this week an FDA advisory panel recommended the approval of a new flu vaccine that's delivered by nasal spray instead of injection. But there's a catch. Actually a few catches.

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