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

Workout pill

Crazy as it sounds, an Australian research team is developing a drug designed to trick the body into performing some of the metabolic reactions triggered by exercise.

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Lowering risk of skin cancer

Nearly 130 subjects with severely sun-damaged skin on their forearms were divided into four groups to receive daily doses of 25,000, 50,000, or 75,000 IU of vitamin A, or a placebo.

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Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance presents a challenge for any patient who has an ongoing need to fight bacteria. But what happens when a natural antibiotic is used?

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Prozac and placebos

It’s people like Kelly who have been messing up the results of clinical trials for antidepressant drugs. In some cases the positive results in these trials were stronger among placebo subjects than those taking the drugs.

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Vitamin C terminology

Vitamin C terminology is the subject of a recent e-mail, signed by HSI members Ginger and Larry.

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Strong muscles

Three key nutrients have been shown to help develop the necessary muscle mass to

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Tonight's top 20

Everyone can benefit from antioxidant intake, especially when the antioxidants c

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