July 2004 - Page 3 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Atkins may inhibit chances of pregnancy

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

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Alliance for natural health

Dietary Supplements will reclassify vitamin supplements as medical drugs, mandate low dosage levels, and outlaw many supplement ingredients that are currently widely available.

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Chicken pox

When an HSI member asks for help in coping with a case of shingles, HSI Panelist

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After stroke therapies

This Week in the HSI Forum “I think we’ve been severely underestimating the body’s ability to heal.” That observation comes from an HSI member named Gerry in a thread titled “After stroke therapies anyone?” which appears in the HSI Forum this week. A member who calls himself The Skipper starts the thread off with this […]

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Fish consumption may lower the risk of certain cancers

Fish Consumption May Lower The Risk Of Certain Cancers. Using data from a population-based study conducted in Canada between 1994 and 1998, dietary information was examined for more than 4,202 subjects without cancer, almost 920 subjects with leukemia, over 1,400 subjects with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and about 290 subjects with myeloma.

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Vitamin E helper

Good Dirt You could call it the “vitamin E helper.” In the e-Alert “Twilight’s Last Gleaming?” (7/13/04), I told you how a metallic trace element called selenium boosts the antioxidant power of vitamin E. And if that were all selenium did, that would be reason enough to make sure you’re getting plenty of it in […]

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Systolic and diastolic blood pressure

The Difference Between Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure Measurements Your average Joe probably doesn’t give much thought to the difference between systolic and diastolic blood pressure measurements. If you happen to be one of those Joes, here’s your chance to enjoy a quick Introduction to BP 101, courtesy of HSI Panelist Allan Spreen, M.D. On […]

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