February 2006 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Let's review: mg = milligram and mcg = microgram

After sending you the e-Alert “Crossed Purposes” (2/16/06), about the use of antioxidants during cancer therapy, I received a poignant e-mail from an HSI member named Amy.

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Use of antioxidants during cancer therapy

After sending you the e-Alert “Crossed Purposes” (2/16/06), about the use of antioxidants during cancer therapy, I received a poignant e-mail from an HSI member named Amy.

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Vitamin C recommended for fighting hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is caused by a virus, which is picked up through contact with contaminated blood or organs. When I asked HSI Panelist Allan Spreen, M.D., what his recommendation would be for fighting this virus, he started off with information about a trusted old standby: vitamin C.

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Evidence links childhood vaccines to alarming rise of autism

“One of the greatest scandals in medical history.”

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Does saw palmetto help reduce enlarged prostate glands?

Does saw palmetto help reduce enlarged prostate glands?

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Toilet water safer than ice-cubes?

Jasmine dropped by five fast food restaurants where she collected samples of ice used in soft drinks. In each restaurant, she also collected samples of toilet water. If you think you already know where this is going, you’re right.

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Life-saving form of acetaminophen has been ready for two decades

I could hardly believe my ears. At a recent work function, a colleague asked me if I’d heard about a plan to combine acetaminophen with an antidote to prevent acetaminophen overdose.

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