March 2005 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Natural ways to lower LDL and raise HDL

Those who are convinced that lowering LDL cholesterol is the golden key to heart health might be inclined to take a statin drug. And if they do, they might very well succeed in pushing the LDL down.

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Tooth enamel and what you drink

The hardest, most durable substance in your body is tooth enamel. But according to a new study, if you drink certain beverages on a regular basis you may be stripping that enamel away, opening the door to a variety of dental problems.

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"A rose hip by any other name"

It’s true that the terms “vitamin C” and “ascorbic acid” are often used interchangeably, but shouldn’t be.

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Chemotherapy: A financial gain for oncologists

The oncologists say they require the additional revenue from selling the drugs to offset the cost of special facilities and staff to administer the drugs.

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L-arginine's effect on type 2 diabetes

Fortunately I stumbled across another arginine study, and although it’s a few years old (from 2001), it offers valuable information for anyone with type 2 diabetes or a pre-diabetic condition.

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The health benefits of lycopene

Although most of us eat our watermelon and grapefruit raw, when tomatoes are heated, the benefits of lycopene are enhanced because it’s more easily absorbed by the body.

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The living will

When you’re in relatively good health and only 26 years old, the idea of planning ahead for the remote possibility of being in a coma or a persistent vegetative state is not exactly a priority.

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