October 2003 - Page 2 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Intra-operative awareness

I had heard about the phenomenon of intra-operative awareness (IOA; also known as anesthesia awareness), but until I saw a report on the Today show last week, I didn’t realize just how common it is.

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Breaking health news

I’ve read many articles about ephedra in the mainstream press over the last few years, and this is the very first time I’ve seen anyone quoted who was willing to admit that ephedrine was not to blame for an untimely death of an ephedrine user.

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An amphetamine by any other name

Like Ritalin, Adderall is a powerful stimulant designed specifically to treat ADHD, which is attention deficit disorder (ADD) with hyperactivity. The active ingredients of Adderall are amphetamine and dextroamphetamine.

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Natural solutions for getting to sleep and staying asleep

“I am having trouble getting to sleep. Have resorted to sleeping pills, too drowsy. The 2 things that do work a little is a slice fruit before bed and socks on feet.

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Crashing the market

In last week’s “Cresting the Wave” (10/15/03) I told you about the launch of a new cholesterol-lowering statin drug called Crestor, manufactured by AstraZeneca (AZ), the fifth largest drug company in the world.

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Exercise increases heart health

The WHF estimates that as much as 85% of the world’s population fails to get even moderate exercise.

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How to successfully address diabetes with no drugs

Fortunately, most of those six million may be able to successfully address their diabetes without using any drugs at all.

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