June 2005 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Lupus misguides the immune system, prompting attacks on healthy tissues and organs

The Latin word for “wolf” is “lupus,” which is the shortened name commonly used for systemic lupus erythematosus, a chronic disease that misguides the immune system, prompting attacks on healthy tissues and organs.

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Healing benefits of tequila

Recently I had a drink with tequila in it and noticed some healing benefits. The Mexicans say that it is therapeutic and drink it for that reason. It comes from the agave plant so it makes sense to me that it is.

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Getting enough sun exposure

If you live just a few miles north of Quito, Ecuador, the equator may run right through your back yard. In that case, you probably get enough daily sun exposure to qualify as one of the least vitamin D deficient people on Earth.

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Black tea may help keep your blood vessels young and springy

If you live just a few miles north of Quito, Ecuador, the equator may run right through your back yard. In that case, you probably get enough daily sun exposure to qualify as one of the least vitamin D deficient people on Earth.

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Compared to soda pop, white bread is health food

Stop your weight-loss diet now. That surprising advice comes from new research that examines dieting and weight-loss among obese women. But this recommendation doesn’t translate into “just let yourself go.”

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Stop your weight-loss diet now

Stop your weight-loss diet now. That surprising advice comes from new research that examines dieting and weight-loss among obese women. But this recommendation doesn’t translate into “just let yourself go.”

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Have you been feeling depressed?

Then came the follow up question: Have you been feeling depressed? We all have those times when life piles on an excess of demands. A sense of being constantly overwhelmed can make anyone feel blue.

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