May 2004 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Antiperspirant alternatives

The average person may absorb anywhere from 10 to 100 mg of aluminum every day through aluminum cookware, baking soda, antacids, and other sources, including deodorants.

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Preventing skin cancer

More than a million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. And by some estimates, nearly everyone who reaches their “golden” years will develop potentially pre-cancerous patches of rough or scaly skin known as actinic keratoses.

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Misleading drug advertising

Think of all the younger people who see this ad and get the message that as we age, everyone needs a few prescriptions.

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Natural relief for dyspnoea

A condition called dyspnoea is characterized by shortness of breath or labored breathing, and is a typical symptom of asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis.

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Vitamin C and hives

“I have recently been recovering from a case of acute hives (going on 12 weeks now; suppressed with antihistamines) and it appears that Vitamin C is now acting as an ‘aggravator’ for the hives.”

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Boosting female sexuality

And when the medical mainstream identifies something as a “disorder” and assigns it an acronym, you can be sure of one thing: A drug company has developed a treatment.

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Benefits of lycopene

According to a study published in the journal Oral Oncology, the lycopene in tomatoes may reduce the symptoms of oral leukoplakia, a lesion that develops on the tongue or inside the cheek, and can lead to cancer.

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