March 2006 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Is gallbladder surgery necessary?

Is gallbladder surgery necessary? Maybe; maybe not, according to HSI members and one of the most respected doctors in alternative medicine.

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Breakthrough in understanding the DNA of the apple

It seems that a team of scientists at a New Zealand company called HortResearch has made a breakthrough in understanding the DNA of the apple. This is significant because when the puzzles of apple gene function are solved, the genes can then be manipulated to create new and “improved” apples.

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Eucalyptus tree secret that might offer relief to sinusitis

I have several friends who often spend beautiful spring days nursing miserable allergic reactions to the high pollen counts that come with the season. The typical result is sinusitis; an overproduction of mucus that causes swelling and sinus headaches.

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Gatifloxacin increases the risk of hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia

“My daughter suffers greatly with an esophageal ulcer. Can you recommend anything that will help?”

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Manage excess stomach acid without powerful antacid drugs

“My daughter suffers greatly with an esophageal ulcer. Can you recommend anything that will help?”

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Sage may help to stabilize Alzheimer's disease

In 2003, a team from Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital in Tehran tested 42 elderly patients with mild to moderate AD. Half of the subjects received a daily dose of sage extract for 16 weeks. The researchers found that sage was effective in managing moderate symptoms of the disease while also reducing agitation.

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Teens experiencing hearing loss

I wonder how many teenagers subscribe to the HSI e-Alert? My guess: around zero. Let’s face it; most teens are blissfully unencumbered by concerns of developing Alzheimer’s disease or coping with an enlarged prostate or managing hot flashes.

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