February 2003 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

This week in the HSI forum

Member gives fellow member advice on handling diabetes II.

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Graceful aging

Giving a boost to DHEA levels may reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, help control diabetes, increase energy levels, improve memory, strengthen the immune system, and alleviate depression.

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Using ephedra

A member writes in to share her experience with ephedra.

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Bottled water safety

Members write in with questions about the safety of their bottled water.

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Hearts and minds

AARP accuses other non-profit senior organizations of being a front for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Keep it sweet

Members express concern with choosing a safe sugar alternative. Issues are raised about the sugar substitute called sucralose.

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The benefits of vitamin D

Women who increase their intake of vitamin D as they grow older may be at less risk of hip fractures and other problems associated with osteoporosis, according to the recent results of an 18 year study.

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