December 2003 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Finding threads on the HSI forum

A forum discussion about a topic is called a “thread” because in the table of contents for each topic you can follow the thread that shows exactly who is responding to specific comments.

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Stay cold-free through the winter months

How about you? Have you dodged the bullet so far? If so, it’s not too late to start doing yourself a favor today that might help keep you cold-free through these winter months.

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Health benefits of grape juice

Now a new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicates that a regular intake of concord grape juice may help the brain forestall the process of brain aging by inhibiting a specific protein that responds to oxidative stress.

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The inner workings of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hats off to David Willman, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for the Los Angeles Times, who recently concluded a five-year investigation of the inner workings of the NIH.

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Finding farm fresh eggs

But a member named J.W. is feeling the pinch in another way; he’s having trouble finding farm-fresh eggs, so he sometimes has to buy them at the grocery store.

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The health benefits of eating grapes

Meanwhile we already know that grapes are good for us. Dark-skinned grapes in particular contain resveratrol, an antioxidant that has been shown to reduce cardiovascular and cancer risks.

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Better sleep = Better health

A sufficient amount of sleep is necessary to maintain good health. That’s a given.

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