August 2004 - Page 3 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Mental aerobics may prevent Alzheimers

If you think the current political scene is divisive, just try mentioning soy to

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Prozac in drinking water

Apparently Prozac finds its way into the water system by way of treated sewage water. Or you might call it not-treated-enough sewage water. But whatever you call it, there's no getting around the fact that Prozac in tap water has already been ingested and digested by someone else.

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Prescription medication harmful to seniors

A new study from Duke University reveals disturbing evidence that more than 20 percent of all seniors who are prescribed drugs are receiving medications that are known to be harmful to older patients.

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Raise a holler

As the song goes: Ain't no cure for the summertime blues. That was true in 1958

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Pituitary gland

As the song goes: Ain't no cure for the summertime blues. That was true in 1958

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Tai Chi improves sleep patterns

Studies show that people who practice Tai Chi often experience health benefits such as improvements in balance and strength, cardiovascular and respiratory function, flexibility, reduction of arthritis symptoms, immune system enhancement and positive psychological effects.

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The importance of human growth hormone (HGH)

Human growth hormone (HGH) (also known as somatotropin) is essential for maintaining proper brain function, energy levels, bone tissue and muscle mass, cell division, the repair of DNA within cells, and overall metabolism.

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