October 2003 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Insulin resistance and exercise

A member named John starts off a thread titled “Insulin and Exercise” with some very specific questions about, well insulin and exercise: “I suffer from insulin resistance. I have heard that exercise can help to combat insulin resistance

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Aspirin therapy may raise the risk of pancreatic cancer in women

If you’re a woman who takes a daily aspirin to help prevent heart attacks, you might have gotten a jolt earlier this week when major newspapers and TV networks reported that aspirin therapy raises the risk of pancreatic cancer in women.

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Keeping the feds on their toes

Last week, a federal grand jury indicted Dr. Robert Kasamatsu, accusing him of collecting on fraudulent Medicare billing, totaling more than $600,000 over four years.

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Criticism of statin drugs

Unless of course statins don’t actually do any of those things effectively. The full text of all the studies that would question Fortune’s sweeping statement could fill a book the size of the Manhattan Yellow pages.

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Dietary adjustments may relieve irritable bowel syndrome

You need to know about a new study that confirms what we’ve known for a long time at HSI: a dietary adjustment is often the only treatment necessary to relieve IBS.

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Naturally curing urinary tract infections

Just ask Delaney, a member who created an HSI Forum thread titled “Any natural cures for urinary tract infections?” She says, “I soooooo very much hate having to go to the doc and take an antibiotic. Is there another way?”

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Dealing with ADHD

Now she says, “I just wish I had learned about the glycemic index when my boys were younger as I think low glycemic index foods would have made a difference.”

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