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

Brain Power

Here’s a pop quiz: Which of these nutrients is essential for keeping your memory sharp? A) Vitamin C B) Choline C) Beta-carotene

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Abraham Cherrix Update

“Abraham is doing fine.” That’s the assessment of the radiation oncologist who recently treated Abraham Cherrix, the teenager who set off a controversial legal showdown when he refused to undergo a second round of chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s disease.

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Discussion: Fish Oil and PSA

“Fish oil lowered my PSA” is the title of a thread that appears this week in the Healthier Talk community forums. A member named 333 writes: “I just got back from seeing my doctor, and my PSA is down more than one full point in just 3 months.

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Pancreatic Cancer - The Silent Disease

The symptoms are subtle, so it’s rarely diagnosed in the early stages when treatment is most effective. This is how pancreatic cancer came to be known as the “silent disease.”

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Freedom to Choose

Health care freedom isn’t free. But here’s the good news: There are many people who work tirelessly to make sure our wide variety of health care options remain secure.

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Peptide YY - The Body's Own Appetite Suppressant

If you’re trying to lose some weight, a little peptide YY might help. Also known as PYY – this hormone regulates hunger. It’s released into the blood stream in the stomach.

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What's going on over at JAMA?

JAMA is the Journal of the American Medical Association, and you don’t get any closer to the medical mainstream than that. Nevertheless, JAMA editors published a new study last week that highlights the heart health benefits of green tea.

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