April 2004 - Page 2 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Drug residue in eggs

The article discusses a report from the UK Soil Association, which claims that as many as one in every eight eggs may contain residues of lasalocid; an antibiotic intended for livestock, not poultry.

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Fight prostate cancer with vitamin E

Many HSI members are already aware that vitamin E is an effective prostate cancer fighter. Now a new study shows that two specific tocopherol forms of this vitamin may provide especially potent preventive effects.

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Managing cholesterol

That’s a simple game plan that will go a long way to help your heart stay healthy. And there’s one supplement that could help you do both of those things.

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Preschoolers and prozac

The study, conducted by researchers at a managed care prescription company, called for further studies to evaluate the effects of antidepressants on pediatric patients.

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Green tea health benefits

Quite honestly, the chemical details of this study were over my head, but the conclusion is clear: The Kyushu researchers believe their work reveals that EGCG binds to 67 LR cells and prevents them from prompting tumor growth.

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Conjugated linoleic acid

CLA is part of the omega-6 fatty acid family. And while the typical diet supplies more than enough omega-6, the mechanism of CLA’s action apparently mimics that of omega-3 fatty acids.

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New partner for those dangerous statin drugs

A small t-pib study – published in the New England Journal of Medicine earlier this month – found that the drug doubled the HDL cholesterol level in subjects with low HDL.

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