February 2006 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Ancient herbal formula handed down through generations

Ancient healers in the mountains of Tibet once treated digestive disorders with an herbal formula, handed down through generations and still in use today as a treatment for constipation.

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This eye test might make you feel like your brain is slipping

“Alzheimer’s Eye Test” That was the subject line of an e-mail I received recently. Turns out it had nothing to do with Alzheimer’s, although the test might make you think your mind is slipping.

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Melatonin supplements may effect blood pressure

Researchers found that nighttime blood pressure decreased with melatonin use, while the day-night blood pressure ratio increased. Studies have shown that a low day-night blood pressure ratio may be associated with elevated heart disease risk.

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The word "humongous" is so inappropriately casual that it's a tip off that something is fishy

For several years now at HSI we’ve been warning you about the dangers associated with one of the most widely used artificial sweeteners in the world — aspartame (better known as NutraSweet and Equal).

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The zero trans-fats scam

An HSI member named Gerry introduces us to the New Math (as imagined by the FDA) when he leads off a thread with the transcript of an article he came across titled “The FDA and the ‘Zero Trans-Fats’ Scam.”

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Worldwide shortage scarier than oil

Are you prepared for the looming shortage that may create lines as long as those at the MVA while driving up prices on one of the things we depend on the most?

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Selenium and vitamin E intake may reduce mercury toxicity

The good news: selenium and Vitamin E intake may reduce mercury toxicity.

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