January 2006 - Page 3 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Steps you can take to help keep your brain sharp

Today we’ll look at two simple and effective steps you can take to help keep your brain sharp, no matter how many candles you’ve got burning on the birthday cake.

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Calcium and Weightloss

Here’s a little reminder for all of us who have vowed to lose weight in the New Year: calcium helps.

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Enter the twilight zone of nutrition reality

So put on your protective goggles (you don’t want to get any toxic malarkey in your eyes) and prepare to enter the Twilight Zone of nutrition reality.

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The correlation between menopause and high blood pressure

The risk of high blood pressure increases significantly after menopause. And this is especially so for women who undergo a hysterectomy.

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Link between periodontitis and heart disease

A new study published in the Journal of Dental Research confirms previous research that demonstrates a clear link between periodontitis and heart disease.

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Russian Roulette with off-label drug: Long-term health risks

Imagine you have a 15-year-old son who wants to play Russian roulette. Would you let him play?

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Satisfying deep breath diminishes

As the years pass, our ability to achieve a fully satisfying deep breath diminishes. That’s because lung function deteriorates as part of the natural aging process – and that’s true whether you smoke or not.

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